Becoming a new Mum – the things I wish I had known.

Hi new mummy! It probably feels weird even hearing yourself referred to as a mummy! I’m no expert on this mummy stuff in fact I get it wrong all the time, but there are a few things that I wish someone had said to me when I was starting out and so i’m going to say them to you.
1. It doesn’t matter how your baby came out. Vaginal birth or caesarean, drugs or no drugs, home birth or hospital birth or birth in a field surrounded by singing unicorns – you still end up with the same baby. Please don’t waste your time and energy feeling like you have failed somehow if your birth   didn’t go the way you had hoped.

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Get your freak on! How to be the best dressed Mummy this Halloween.

Get your freak on Halloween ideas.I really love Halloween, I’ve always been a fan of bats and skulls and spooky goings on and I just love the fun and drama of getting my house and my kids all dressed up. I am really lucky to live in an area full of young families so everyone on my road makes an effort and we have loads of adorably dressed kids trick or treating every year.

If you are anything like me you spend all your time thinking about the kids and house and you end up either not dressing up at all, or having to chuck something together at the last minute whilst trick or treaters bang at your door. Continue reading

Finding your inner Mum Boss.

Do you ever feel like balancing work and having kids has got your head spinning and you are literally just about keeping your head above water?
I feel like I’m ‘that’ mum who is always running round like a headless chicken, just arriving before the show starts, just remembering the morning before that it’s World Book Day. Just tearing round Debenhams looking for a Trunki the day before we go on holiday. I feel like I’m constantly chasing my tail and only just making it through each day by the skin of my teeth. Continue reading