My top 5 mama products

I am one of those mums who just loves to get ‘stuff’ for baby. When I was pregnant I went crazy with clothes and did so much research about what kind of pram, what kind of bath products – you name it, I had picked an option. Now in hindsight I’ll tell you what really…

The little luxuries

Any new mum will hear lots of advice in the first six months but the one piece of advice that you hear most often is the message of self-care. This is one of the most important things for any new mum and also one of the hardest to fit in between breastfeeding, settling and nappy…

The Rewards…

At the end of a particularly difficult night there are a few things that you can do to pick yourself up. Coffee springs to mind… chocolate for me is always a winner but there is nothing that can raise your spirits like the smiles of your little star. This is one of my favourite pictures of…

Delicious Breakfast Smoothie

One of the things I struggled with the most in the early days with a new baby was getting time to feed and nourish myself. At the same time, I was being bombarded with advice from everyone that nourishing myself and self-care were the most important things in the world. The solution to this problem…

Life with a newborn

Life with a newborn was probably the most difficult experience I’ve ever faced and hopefully the most difficult one I ever will. For a first time mum there are so many new things that you just have to learn along the way. It doesn’t matter how much advice people give you or how many books…

Hello world!

Hello world! This is my first blog post. I’ve been thinking for a while that I would like to share my thoughts on life and motherhood and – given the saviour that the internet has been to me over the past 6 months since Baby B was born – a blog seemed like the perfect…