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, little Penelope was a bit of a pickle, well actually sometimes she was a little shit when it came to drinking her bottles, one minute she would polish 5oz, the next she would refuse it totally or just drink a mere 2oz!! So when she reached 4 months I took it upon myself to … Continue reading Early Weaning – Right or Wrong?
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