6 months as your mother

This post is a little different to most of my usual posts…I’ve written a letter to my son.

I feel like I became a mother as soon as I knew your heart was beating in my womb because my decisions were almost all about you from that moment on. It was just over 6 months ago that you entered the world and I felt I should mark it somehow. I could write another soppy post about how adorable you are or all the things you can do now. Instead, I thought I’d be a bit reflective (and selfish!) and write about myself. I think my face and body tell the story of the last 6 months…

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10 signs you have a teething baby

Well, it has begun. I’ve heard it talked about so many times by other parents, usually prefixed by a swear word. Our baby is teething! We are now proud members of the club of exhausted parents who can’t understand quite why evolution still hasn’t made teething less painful for the poor little blighters. Surely there’s got to be a better way?!
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7 pairs of trousers & not 1 pair fits: the realities of a post-pregnancy body

Everyone knows that once you become a mum online shopping is infinitely easier. No attempting to navigate the ridiculously narrow aisles in clothes shops run by beautifully dressed women. No rushing out of a shop red-faced as your child screams blue murder. No trying to squeeze into a changing room cubicle. No awkward explanations as to why you left the shop when your child was holding a pair of socks you hadn’t paid for. You get the gist: ordering online is the way forward.

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12 of my #Mummywins

When I wrote my very first blog post about #Mumlife it was pointed out by the lovely Gem at Colley’s Wobbles that one of the items on my list actually counted as a Mummywin. Claire at The Pramshed wrote about mummy wins and newborn firsts; such as the first time she left the house after having the baby. Here’s my list of #mummywins, the things that make me smile and think ‘Woop, dodged a bullet’ or ‘I actually CAN do this without being a hot mess!’

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