10 Things I Learned in 2017

Last year I decided to do 10 Things I Learned in 2016, and since it's that cliché time of year (again) where everybody is making their New Years resolutions and summing up how their 2017 has been, I thought I would reflect on the year and what I have learnt... Being patient is important. I …

Babies and Pets

Before you have a baby, you can't even start a conversation without someone telling you about how hard raising a child is with the sleepless nights and the dirty nappies. The same happens when you get a puppy or a kitten, you get the "no more holidays for you, you're tied down now!" or "they're …

Group B Strep

While I was carrying Leo, I had every pregnant woman's dream. No morning sickness, no weird cravings, I still fit into all my clothes so none of that 'my jeans fit me' one minute and the next 'the zipper won't even go up!' But one thing I was definitely, 100% lucky with was a urine sample which showed I had …

Baby Blues

When you’ve just had a baby, everybody expects you to be beaming with happiness at your little bundle of joy, but not me. Like a lot of new mums, I cried a lot in the first few weeks of my baby being born and had what people call the ‘baby blues’. I couldn’t help crying, …