For some people the decision to have a second baby is based around finances, house sizes or work commitments but for other people like me it is about the fear of not being able to cope, it’s about my anxiety. As I have said in other blogs I suffered from post-natal anxiety after I had Little Man. It was a scary time, not just for me but for the people around me as we didn’t really understand what was happening or why. Little Man is 2 now, he brings me so much joy and happiness and I adore being a… View Post

It has been nearly 18 months  since I went back to work after having my little boy, Little Man and also since Little Man started nursery. I had read all of the articles about separation anxiety, making the transition as smooth as possible, etc but nothing could prepare me for the morning when I dropped Little Man off. In we went, me checking the changing bag for the 100th time to make sure I’d not forgotten his bottles and him looking at this big exciting building eyes wide. I handed him over and then…he crawled off. Yes, he crawled off.… View Post

I started blogging as my new focus for 2015. I’d played around with blogs before but this time I felt ready to give it a proper go. Here are some things I’ve found out along the way so far. 1.  The parenting blogging community is ace! When you walk into a new mother and toddler group for the first time it can be awkward, intimidating, cliquey, I’m not a fan of it to be honest. Coming into the parenting blogging community couldn’t be more different. Everyone is so friendly, supportive and happy to help. 2. There is a lot more… View Post

I spent nearly 42 weeks of 2012 pregnant with Little Man (yes 42!!) and over those months was given hoards of advice from fellow Mums. I think there were still a few things left out, here is what I would say to my pregnant self knowing what I know now.     To my pregnant self, Wow, you’re pregnant. So now it’s really time to grow up and learn how to look after that little human happily living inside your tummy. It’s so daunting I know but you wouldn’t be human if you didn’t find it at least a little… View Post