Tag Archives : Motherhood

Bloody Brilliant Blogger – who me?!


The Bloody Brilliant Blogger Tag – Run by Becky and Kimberly the tag is all about showing recognition to the amazing blogs the internet has to offer. Giving their owners a virtual slap on the back and celebrating some flippin’ fantastic posts. It was such a great feeling to be reading a post by Mummy to Dex (one of my favourite…

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When did I become invisible?


I’m not exactly sure when it happened, and it took me a few weeks to realise, but suddenly, as soon as I had pushed a baby out, people didn’t want to know about ME anymore. Family and friends who used to call me for a chat, ask me to go to dinner / shopping, all of a sudden didn’t want to know about…

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8 months into being a mum – how do I feel?


The last 8 months have been an absolute whirlwind, so it’s rare that I get to actually sit down and think about how I actually feel. I can’t believe that in the last 8 months I have given birth, looked after a newborn (and he’s still ok!), and now have an infant who is clapping, squealing and trying to crawl!…

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Yes, i’m planning to return to work – FULL TIME…….


Halfway into my maternity leave I was approached by my boss about an opportunity that was coming up – someone was leaving to do a long term secondment, and they had thought of me as a potential candidate. I was made up that they’d thought of me, especially seeing as I was on maternity leave! The job would be a promotion,…

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The Bedtime Tag


Thank you to Grumpy Mum Reviews for passing on the bedtime tag! I’m currently sat in bed with a baby sleeping in the next room……so, the perfect time to write this! 1. Describe your usual bedtime routine  Our bedtime routine is still a work in progress. It starts between 6.30pm-7pm depending on just how grumpy the little man is, and…

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The dreaded 4 month sleep regression


“Coffee, pass me the coffee” – these are usually the first things that come out of my mouth in the morning. We’re 5 weeks into the 4 month sleep regression, and yes, it’s been extremely tough. 5 weeks of wake ups every 90mins – 2 hourly during the night, no rest during the day (whoever said sleep when they sleep…

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Christmas makes! 


Christmas is just around the corner and this year has been all change for us! No more evening trips to Selfridges or Liberty after work – oh no – maternity leave and a 4 month old means that 6pm is now the start of the bedtime routine. Oh how life has changed! The lead up to Christmas got me thinking…

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When teething strikes…..at 3 months! 


The drooling started around 10 weeks, but that was expected – lots of my friends babies had done the same thing. The start of the long process of teething! The symptoms were drooling, fingers (and everything else for that matter) in his mouth! But, one thing we didn’t expect straight away were actual teeth! Two weeks after the process started…

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My baby is no longer a newborn 😢


Wait, what? An infant?! He’s an infant? But he’s still my little newborn baby! I feel as though I blinked and 3 months had gone, just like that! When they say time flies, they really do mean it. Maybe it’s the sleepless nights all blurring into one? But, it makes me sad to think his newborn stage is over so…

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