I had a bit of a hard time last week. Thankfully I seem to have come out of it now (hopefully permanently!) but I just couldn’t shake some huge feelings of guilt. Primarily, guilt over not feeding Little M from the breast. On Tuesday hubby and I went to a mother and baby group especially for new mothers and there were ladies there (quite naturally, of course) with their boobs… View Post

I’ll be honest, I’m bricking it. Hubby goes back to work today and yesterday I had a complete meltdown on the midwife for a number of reasons but primarily because I’ve got no idea how I’m going to manage this parenting malarkey solo. Hubby has been brilliant and we’ve been lucky enough for him to have almost three weeks off work. I think he’s almost been too brilliant though; I’ve… View Post

Welcome back to my new blog series entitled Meet the Parents – Advice for New Mummies and Daddies, where we hear from those in the know! This week we’re chatting to Chelle from The Mumington Post. Tell me a bit about you, your blog and your family. I started my blog in 2009 when I was pregnant with my daughter. It’s developed into a mix of parenting and lifestyle since.… View Post

The second week of Little M’s life has continued to be something of a rollercoaster, although now, writing at the end of it, it feels as though things have settled down and we are on something more of an even keel. However, that could just be because we haven’t seen a medical professional since Thursday! I feel like the whole week has revolved around breastfeeding and Little M’s weight. I… View Post

I love our Snüzpod. I knew as soon as I heard about them that I would want one for our baby. This was before I was even pregnant! I think the fact that I wouldn’t have to get out of bed to tend to the baby appealed to my lazy side. Thankfully Little M loves it and (for the moment at least) goes down to sleep really well in it.… View Post