It's just gone 12.30am. My hubby is away to bed in preparation for work in the morning. I'm on the sofa watching pointless TV with the bambino on my chest fighting sleep. Then I look down. He's asleep. Hallelujah he's asleep. But before I get up to creep up the stairs I stop just for … Continue reading Just Stop.
This week, our little bundle of joy was 6 months old. Typing that I can hardly believe it- our baby is half a year old, wow! These last 6 months have been a whirlwind, and whilst at the time I couldn't see any escape from night feeds, millions of nappies and sterilising, it really has … Continue reading Beyond the bump…
This week is WABA (world alliance for breastfeeding action) week, with many cities and areas hosting events to mark the occasion. Even Belfast this weekend is hosting its own Breastival. Whilst breastfeeding is noted to be the gold standard route of feeding your new bundle of joy, and whilst we recognise that it provides a … Continue reading Superheroes without the capes…
As the month of July draws to an end a few closing thoughts linger in my mind. Friends v Family? They say difficult times reveal true friends. I say difficult times reveal true family... The family that pull together to support each other. The family that hold your hand when your heart is breaking. The … Continue reading Friends v Family
Last week I decided to give my cosmetics drawer an overhaul, producing bin load of expired products and organised rather than jumbled chaos. I also decided upon putting together a make up bag of my everyday essentials to aid with quickening up my morning activities- every little helps when you've a baby! So here are … Continue reading Make up Must Haves
Today I met with a few mum friends for coffee and a chat. Mum friends that 6 weeks ago I didn't know. Mum friends with little ones of a similar age to mines As we chatted and compared notes on first time (and second time!) mummy-ing, life, partners and work, I suddenly stopped in my … Continue reading But first, coffee.
Believe it or not, body image and beauty has always been something at the fore front of my mind but recently something changed... I went to a small rural primary school with 31 in the whole school and 5 in my class. Most of my childhood friends were boys and I was, to say the … Continue reading Beauty and the Body Image beast…
Firstly can I say a huge thank you to all my new followers and for the positive feedback- you don't know just how much it is appreciated! So I thought I'd give you all a little insight into me! I've taken my inspiration for this post from Samantha from the Samantha show (http://www.thesamanthashow.com/50-questions-you-should-ask-and-answer/). Hopefully you … Continue reading 50 questions to Ask and Answer.
This post is one that I have deliberated the most about writing. It has taken me much courage, thought and planning to write. Some of you I know will be shocked. Some of you will judge and make your own negative remarks. But this post, may be the most important one I write and the … Continue reading Faith, Family and Fear
Today my little bundle of love is a big 3 months old. These last 3 months have flown by in a whirl of days blending into nights, nights blending into days, numerous cups of cold coffee and a wheelbarrow full of nappies. Any new Mum will know that you are BOMBARDED with new products, gadgets … Continue reading Newborn Necessities