Category: Mama Life

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No thanks, real life

Well, I’m still going! I’ve officially survived the first 2 weeks back to work – proper adulting and shit! When I say survived I’m sort of feeling like a less bloody version of James...

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The end of maternity leave

The date I’ve been dreading for the past nine months is almost here. Tomorrow marks the start of my final week of maternity leave.. I’m not sure it’s properly sunk in yet to be...

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Coping with reflux

Help, my baby hates milk! JJ is almost 7 months old and we’re finally starting to experience ‘fuss-free’ feeds. It’s been a hell of a road to get to where we are now and...

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Adapting to life with a newborn

So you’ve had 9 months to prepare for their arrival (or even longer if they were a stubborn little so-and-so like JJ who was 10 days late). You might have read every baby book...

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Self Love Week

This week I have been taking part in ‘Self Love Week’ ran by Health & Wellbeing coach Mel Wells. Thousands of women have come together in attempt to learn to love themselves while supporting...

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Leaving Your Baby for the First Time

41+3 weeks in the womb, 4 weeks on the boob, followed by 12 weeks of general clinginess (mostly on my part) – but as a Mama, sooner or later it’s time to accept that...

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My Breastfeeding Story

National Breastfeeding Week With it being National Breastfeeding Week I thought I’d jump on the bandwagon and share my experience. So many people have an opinion and there’s a lot of pressure on new...

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Family Days Out – The Sea Life Centre

So last week marked the beginning of the summer holidays and Daddy’s 6 weeks off with us – yay! Not only did this mean it was finally time to start sharing the night feeds...

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The golden rules for visiting new parents

‘The first few weeks of parenthood are a blur – a stressful, surreal blur.’ Neither you or your partner have a clue what day of the week it is. Never mind those of you...

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My birth story – breech baby

Childbirth.. Even the word is terrifying! A whirlwind of pain, fear, excitement, strength, exhaustion and love. The female body is literally AMAZING! And sorry to be so cliche but it’s true what they say,...