Holy moly, I learnt the hard way that these are a real actual THING! A thing that when your toddler is a cute 12-18 month old, you can’t really imagine because they haven’t started forming their own opinions yet. I know, because I naively thought that I might just escape it because my boy had… Continue reading Expectations vs Reality part 2: The Terrible Two’s
And other favourite things people have said to me since becoming a mum. Some useful, some plain offensive. Here goes: 1. “Bloody NORA. When’s that thing gonna stop growing? How are you gonna get it out?” Oh THANKS! Actual words said by a work colleague whilst 8 months pregnant first time round. Actual answer was… Continue reading Cor blimey tha’s got tha hands full there love!
“Pregnancy wasn’t as bad as I thought so breastfeeding will be fine, it’s natural after all” Brooke. Circa May 2014. (Yes, I want to give myself a bloody good shake for that comment too!) So, breastfeeding didn’t go well. I’m a big girl in the booby department at the best of times, and a milk… Continue reading Expectations vs Reality part 1….
Becoming a parent for the first time was overwhelming, a heady mix of feeling madly in love and being completely unqualified for this new job. My biggest fear as I cradled my first born back in the summer of 2014 was how I’d be able to tell if he got ill? “You just will, he’ll… Continue reading Instinct and why you should trust it…