Mama guilt

This week has been a tough one. I've been filled with so much guilt, been feeling so unbelievably upset, completely emotional in ways I'm not usually and irrationality worried over everything. I can't seem to shift this feeling even though deep down I know I'm doing nothing wrong. I'm parenting in the exact way that …

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First sleepover!

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 …

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Spilled milk!

"Theres no use crying over spilt milk." The person who came up with this phrase clearly never had to spend hours milking themselves to collect no more than 1oz of breast milk. It has taken every piece of willpower and determination to provide my baby with a healthy milk supply. I've spent more hours than …

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