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Mum Guilt… What’s the Deal?

Mum guilt... I don't think I have ever met a mother that doesn't feel guilty about something or other to do with their children! Some of the things I feel guilty about are miniscule and some are huge. I felt ridiculously guilty when I was pregnant with Cassius for turning Aoife's whole world upside down,… Continue reading Mum Guilt… What’s the Deal?

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Cassius – A 3 Month Update

I can't believe my little tiny (defo not so tiny anymore!) boy is now 3 months old! The time really does fly by! Growth Weight - This may not be entirely accurate because I weighed him myself but Cassius is approximately 12lbs 7oz! Thats a whole 7lbs 3oz he has put on from his birth… Continue reading Cassius – A 3 Month Update

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A Letter To Myself As A First Time Mum…

Becoming a parent for the first time was so much more intense than I could ever imagine! The emotions following birth thanks to an influx of hormones, leaky boobs and a screaming baby, the rush of love that consumes you, oh and of course, the lack of sleep! I don't think anything could have prepared… Continue reading A Letter To Myself As A First Time Mum…

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Cassius – A 6 Week Update

Can you believe I have finally reached my due date (well technically it was yesterday) I feel a tad relieved that I am no longer in 'I should still be pregnant' limbo! Instead I am relishing in the fact I have spent an extra 6 weeks with my little man (it also means he will… Continue reading Cassius – A 6 Week Update

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Becoming a Mum of Two!

Cassius is 3 weeks old today! I cannot believe it has already been 3 weeks since I became a mum of 2 little ones! It also means we are coming to the end of Luke's paternity leave/holiday and I will have to go it alone most days! I am not ashamed to admit I am… Continue reading Becoming a Mum of Two!

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Cassius – A Birth Story

Cassius has now been in our lives for two weeks, TWO weeks! Pretty crazy that I should only be 36 weeks pregnant at this point! After what felt like a whirlwind of a birth and whilst it is still pretty fresh in my mind I thought I would write a post about the birth! Thursday… Continue reading Cassius – A Birth Story

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Aoife, On Your Second Birthday

It's been a busy week as we celebrated Aoife's 2nd birthday! We took a trip to Birmingham on the train to see the fishes at the Sealife Centre, unfortunately the penguins were closed! But we did get a voucher to go back again for free within a year! Today was Aoife's birthday party! As chaotic… Continue reading Aoife, On Your Second Birthday

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Face of Parenting 

Today I am going to talk about "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" faces of my parenting! It's easy on social media to portray the good that goes on in your life! Of course, that's what it is for but life is not always picture perfect! I love being a parent. It has honestly… Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Face of Parenting 

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What I secretly love about Bing!

Some of you may be sat there looking at that title and thinking "What the hell is Bing?" and others will know full well what I am talking about! Aoife is Bing mad. And when I say that I mean not a day goes by that she doesn't look at me and say "Bing, mummy?"… Continue reading What I secretly love about Bing!

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5 Things I Love About Being A Parent (and Some I Don’t)

There are lots of things I could write about love but seeing as when I started this blog I was a new mum with a baby only days, maybe weeks old (can't quite remember without going all the way back haha). 1. Constant love - From when they are tiny you are the person your… Continue reading 5 Things I Love About Being A Parent (and Some I Don’t)