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The truth about maternity leave

This time last year I was getting cleared up at work ready for a year off on maternity leave. As I look back on my fresh faced, naive self back then I can only laugh at the expectations I had for my year off! Expectation: I was going to give the house a good clear… Continue reading The truth about maternity leave

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You know you are a mum when…

You know you are a mum when... Everything in life revolves around sleep! Something that I used to take for granted has now become my number one obsession! This is mainly because as I mentioned in a previous post my son isn’t a great sleeper so if I manage to get 2 hours unbroken sleep… Continue reading You know you are a mum when…

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Poem to my baby boy

Becoming a mother is the greatest love I’ve felt To look at your little face makes my heart melt I mightn’t be the best qualified as a Mum But I manage to keep you fed with a clean bum! Together we somehow muddle through With a laugh, some tears and a cuddle too As I… Continue reading Poem to my baby boy

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No, he still doesn’t sleep through the night!

Ever since having my baby every time I meet anyone one question that invariably crops up is ‘well is he sleeping through the night yet?’. I think I should just get a t-shirt printed that says NO HE IS NOT SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! I don’t know why this is just a touchy subject for… Continue reading No, he still doesn’t sleep through the night!

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Review- Oribel PortaPlay

I was incredibly fortunate to win an Oribel PortaPlay and it has been a real asset in keeping my son amused and also helping him to learn and develop.  I was very impressed with how well made the table was and the variety of toys to play with. The height of the table is easily adjusted… Continue reading Review- Oribel PortaPlay

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First hours of motherhood

I had gone through the gruelling nine months of pregnancy which hadn’t included as much of the pre-motherhood glow I had anticipated but that’s a story for another day (how to cope with morning sickness). I had gone through a day of labour with all that that entails which ultimately ended with episiotomy and vacuum delivery… Continue reading First hours of motherhood