Potty training made simple

When you start reading all about potty training, it’s an absolute minefield – I had no clue what to do or how to do it – let alone when to start! I had heard though that boys often are ready slightly later than girls – so I wasn’t in any rush! Thankfully, our nursery were […]

Starting nursery soon? How to make it a success!

Having been through it, and worrying about it for so long, I thought i’d share some of things that I feel have made┬ástarting nursery easier for us……. the things I feel like you all need to know! Try to control your emotions As well as being tough for your baby, the emotions we go through […]

Nursery – the first few weeks……

Little one due to start nursery soon? Read on…….. I couldn’t believe how quickly the start of nursery came about…… just a few months before, I had felt as though my maternity leave was dragging a little, and then the last few months just flew by!! We had picked our nursery when he was just […]

A letter to my firstborn at the end of maternity leave

My gorgeous baby boy, I can’t believe a year has come to an end already. Everyone told me that it would go quickly, but I don’t think I appreciated just HOW quickly it would disappear.  This really has been an extraordinary year for us both! At the beginning, it was about us both getting to […]

Nursery – is it really that bad?!

In 6 weeks time, it’ll be all change again! I’ll have just had a year off work for the first time, and have gone through more emotions than I ever knew were possible! Plus, I managed to bag myself a promotion that I didn’t think would happen for at least 5 years. So, all in […]

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┬ápotential candidate. I was made up that they’d thought of me, especially seeing as I was on maternity leave! The […]