(*trigger warning) *My birth story has been very carefully worded, it was a very positive and empowering experience for me and I would do it all again in a heartbeat however we did have a few complications. If you are pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant or just anxious about birth, please think about whether you … Continue reading My Positive Birth Story
I haven’t managed to write down the full details of my birth story yet, I promise I will once I find the right words to convey the whole experience in a wholeheartedly positive way (because it was truly positive). I did, however, manage to write a letter of thanks to the team at the Midwife … Continue reading An Open Letter Of Thanks
I started maternity leave 18 days ago. To be fair, I don’t think I could have comfortably worked any longer, there were a lot of tears in those final few weeks. I was in agony every day and I longed for a guilt free day on the sofa so I could nap, snack and generally … Continue reading Dear diary, guess what… I’m still pregnant
When I found out I was expecting, the first thing I did was to pop on over to Google and start searching for… well, anything really! I didn’t want to read the standard guidance on what to expect in those early days, I wanted to find someone I could relate to. Someone who had experienced … Continue reading Why are there so many ‘Mummy Bloggers’?
Plan A – Have the best possible birth experience.
Plan B – See Plan A Continue reading ‘Give Birth Like a Feminist’ by Milli Hill – A Book Review
It’s safe to say the wellness industry is booming and in a really good way. Everywhere you look there are self care tips, wellness bloggers, nutritious take away food and finally (most) of the fitness industry is no longer focussed on encouraging the ‘nothing is as good as skinny feels’ mentality but pushing everybody to … Continue reading Lists – Self Care 101
Last month I turned the grand old age of 35. I remember when 35 felt like a ripe old age to be feared and avoided, I looked at 35 year olds in the supermarket with pity that they were past it (I genuinely thought this thought once upon a time). Little did I know that … Continue reading Lists – This is 35!