Returning To Work After Maternity Leave – Tips From One Mummy To Another…

So that's it, you waited 9 months for your little bundle of joy to arrive, you absorbed yourself in the lovely newborn bubble and then BAM! 6 months to a year has passed and the moment you have been dreading has arrived - returning to work. The mixture of emotions I am currently feeling is …

Life as we know it…

Hello! All has been a bit quiet on the western front recently, that's because life has just kind of, run away with us. Our days all roll into one consisting of play dates, lunches, walks into town, healthcare appointments, running errands, housework and seeing family. I genuinely don't know where the time is going!Β So here's …

30 Tips For The First 30 Days

Over these first few weeks of having a newborn I have been putting together a list of 'tips' for any new parents, from our experiences with both babies. In no particular order (how X-Factor/Strictly does that sound?!)... 1. It might sound like such a clichΓ©, but embrace every minute of those first few days, ride …

Preparing and adjusting to life as a 4!

So, that's it, she's finally here! After what seems like a lifetime of waiting (but also a super fast pregnancy in comparison to the first), my gorgeous girl Daisy Emma is in the world. And it is amazing. All that worry about how I would love another child as much as Lyla just vanished immediately …

A list of 10 things that are not unreasonable in the slightest…by Lyla, aged 23 months

Mummy says that all of these things have happened in one day, I'm not sure I believe her though as I'm an angel really... 1. Wanting to carry 3 muslins at a time, plus Mr. Snuffles, bunny and dog (original names, I know), without letting mummy help. And then getting annoyed when I don't have …

12 Things I’ve Learnt About Parenting in 2016

So, we're technically still relatively new at this parenting malarkey. I mean, my child doesn't even answer back yet as her vocabulary currently only stretches as far as "cheese", "shoes", "snack", "tea", "mummy", "daddy", "baby" and "no". I only really have toddler tantrums to go on at the minute (this is going to come back …