Does baby brain ever really go away? Sadly this isn’t going to be a post where I offer up an answer to that question. I’m actually asking: does it ever go?!
I am convinced everyone venturing into the world of mother and baby groups will have thought most (if not all) of these things to themselves at some point. What would you add to the list? Continue reading
I’m not a superstitious person. I will walk under ladders, open umbrellas inside, put new shoes on the table and say ‘Macbeth’ out loud in the theatre all without fear of bringing bad luck upon myself or my nearest and dearest. Even so, my journey into the world of parenthood so far has left me fairly convinced that there is one area in life that should always be treated with the utmost caution. I have become superstitious about just one thing. Continue reading
Last night how you sucked
Today I feel f*@#!~d
I was robbed of my sleep once again
Ask any mum out there who has attempted to befriend other mums and she will tell you it is a lot like dating. Nerve-wracking, embarrassing, hilarious, fulfilling and liberating all at once. Continue reading
For many women maternity leave is that wonderful time we get to put our working lives on hold for a bit and stay at home, learning the ins and outs of our brand new job- motherhood. There are some wonderful perks to maternity leave. There are also some less than wonderful aspects to time at home with little more than a baby for company. These are some of the highs and lows from my experience.
Sleep envy. It’s a real thing, and I’m slightly ashamed to say I’ve got it. I try not to show it but every time a mother at a baby group mentions how their little one has ‘slept through since he was 10 weeks old’ I feel myself rapidly going a Shrek shade of green with jealousy. What I wouldn’t give for a good nights sleep. Continue reading