It's been seven months two weeks and three days since I gained the title of Mama. Thirty two weeks and three days of nappy changing. Two hundred and thirty days of breastfeeding and expressing at odd hours and in strange places. Five thousand five hundred and twenty hours of wondering if I'm doing it right.… Continue reading Welcome to motherhood!
The one thing I think we can all agree upon wanting from life is happiness. No matter what else we might all dream of, it's not really worth it if we aren't happy. This is why I do my best to surround myself with positivity. Don't get me wrong, it's bloody hard at times. But… Continue reading Happiness
The one thing you can't ever have too many of is on the go snacks for your little one. Hunger strikes at the most unexpected times and it's usually when you are standing in a que the length of argyle Street and a good 20 minutes from any real source of food. We always have… Continue reading So many snacks!
Recovery is difficult at the best of times, whatever you may be working through. Throw a child into the mix and it becomes a whole other thing. I took to the road of recovery two months before I found out I was pregnant. I worked hard on trying to get myself back to being me,… Continue reading ED Recovery as mama
You get to a point in life where you feel like you are drowning. Like the world is ontop of you. A weight on you shoulders. Like you just can't breathe. we all have days like this. We all push through. Survive the crap and move on. We then get to laugh at ourselves for… Continue reading Under pressure
You really have grown into the most wonderful father. You've taken the journey from, guy who has no idea what on earth to do with a baby, to becoming the one who knows her better than I, in so many ways. You have so much love and passion for her. You beem with pride and… Continue reading Happy 1st father’s day!
Some nights we all get together and make dinner as a family. After a particularly awful week (for me, baby has been great) family good night is precisely what I needed. Tonight's concoction was sweet potato curry. Little miss had great fun trying to peel a sweet potato with a spoon whilst daddy and I… Continue reading Dinner time!
So yesterday I got a little carried away after having a brainwave about babies first birthday. I've had my basic plan in place since January. I've had my theme thought out, cutters purchased and even had a brief discussion about where it would all take place. Now don't go thinking I'm one of these people… Continue reading Party prep
This weekend was a busy one, full of love, laughs and lots of memories. I had all the princess events and one in particular was truly remarkable. I was invited along to Browns bar & grill in Glasgow to take part in their 'Tangled' afternoon. They have been holding a series of events recently on Sundays allowing… Continue reading Parenting done right.
So yesterday marked babies first sleepover at her gran and papas. It also marked my first public breakdown. This sleepover was planned for a little over a fortnight. I knew it was coming but it didn't ease the anxiety any. I've held off this long mainly out of selfishness. I've not been ready. I cherish… Continue reading First sleepover!
Going back to work is a discussion we all eventually have to have. A reality, that as much as we all would like to ignore, we in time have to face. And with that comes an overwhelming amount of guilt, whatever you decide. It's something I've struggled with and been excited about in equal measure.… Continue reading Back to work!