Where the hell has that whole year gone!? Please somebody tell me where I left my newborn baby who would sleep during the day, cuddle and was just generally the easiest thing to look after! When people tell you that the newborn stage is the hardest part, tell them to shut the ‘eff’ up and … Continue reading Penelope is turning 1!
The dreaded day arrives, when you get that little notification reminding you that your baby is entering another leap. So far Penelope has coped pretty well with the leaps, her sleeping has been normal, her mood has been relatively happy and I can go about my usual routine without any issues. However leap number 5 … Continue reading Leap 5 from HELL!!
Maternity leave: most people would think "ahhh amazing, time off work, time to enjoy my new baby and time to do whatever I want". Yes that is true, however I have found it slightly more difficult than I thought! I left work slightly earlier than planned. Due to working within a 2 year old room, … Continue reading The struggles of Maternity Leave
Well, I would love to say that it was the most romantic moment of our lives to date... However that's not exactly true! So it was Christmas Morning 2014, all was quiet and all was still... I was fast asleep (as it was only 5.30am) then BAM! The big light gets turned on! In my … Continue reading The Proposal!
So, I had originally planned for a nice calm water birth with just gas and air to get me through! Well, I had those within my labour, but that's not how Penelope arrived into the world! Here's what really happened; My due date was Saturday 16th September 2017, Penny was very organised and started her … Continue reading What I planned for Labour vs What actually happened!
What was life like before I became a Mum?.. Well I definitely didn't value how much 'free' time I had, I didn't appreciate how easy it was to leave the house with just a hand bag and I definitely didn't realise how little washing I had!! Before I became a mum, I was a deputy … Continue reading Life before ‘Mum’
So, after changing my mind continuously I have finally decided to just go for it and start writing a little blog! Mainly so I can write down any little rants, and also I case there are any other mummies out there that feel the stress or being a new mum! So, here's a little bit … Continue reading Just Penelope & Us