A Baby and Chronic Illness

I don’t even know how long it has been since my last blog post. I am sure it has been a few months! Being a new mum can be tiring, Breastfeeding means I can’t rest at night and in the day with our little fast crawler I am constantly on the go! I have had…

A Baby and Open University

I will explain my story and hopefully answer some questions you might have about studying yourself! (Revising with my boy!) In 2008 I started a degree course in Children’s Nursing, due to 1000 reasons… Looking back now my undiagnosed chronic illness probably played a large part… I ended up with a Diploma in Children’s Nursing…

A Baby and a Week of Sleep

What you can see above is my feeding chart from the Baby Tracker App. At night time it’s basically my sleep schedule, becuase when I’m not feeding in the night I’m sleeping! The back story to how I got my week of sleep… I got told that babies like a schedule and to be read…

A Baby and Mum Shaming

I was talking to Joanacapelo about all the different times we had personally experienced shaming when out and about or even online! Sometimes I think the mum Facebook groups can be just about shaming other mums! Here are some examples of topics that I’ve seen causing controversy through my own experience! Breastfeeding This is a…

A Baby and Must Have Items

My little man is 10 weeks at the moment so I figure if anyone can advise on what’s useful with a new baby I probably have a good insight as I’m still in the throws of it! Here are our must have items I couldn’t live without and photos of the items and me and…

Baby Shower

I had horrible sickness thorughout nearly my whole pregnancy so I remember even the days before my baby shower I was so worn out I wondered if I would manage it but it was a lovely day with such amazing bits and pieces making it special! Below are the photos and description so feel free…

A Baby and How to stop going stir crazy!

For those days where it’s sunny but you really don’t have the energy to go out the house, go in the garden! I’m not sure if you can see I popped carpet on my grass… I was worried that some bug might get to poor Barney! Also Happy Mum Happy Baby is an amazing book!…

Breastfeeding Outfits

Not just any breastfeeding Outfits! As previously stated I am gaining alot of lovely breastfeeding weight so it is outfits in the size up to hide my mum tum and my new bigger frame! Forever 21 dress with my ever comfy maternity leggings! A dress for sunny days which I’m sure I will try on…

A Baby and Breastfeeding

As previously stated the first few days on hospital we’re stressful! Everyone had so many different opinions on how was best to feed that I was overwhelmed and ended up trying to please the specialists rather than doing what was comfortable which let to quite alot of pain and a unhappy baby! Once I was…

A Baby and my Life as a Mum in the first few days…

So, where to start, my husband and I had a baby boy this February and although it has only been two months our lives have changed completely! I gave birth to my baby boy after the weirdest labour ever… to elaborate… turns out when they say that if you can talk through contractions ‘they aren’t…