An alternative Christmas gift guide for new mums… ‘Tis the season for…a gift guide. They are everywhere at the moment if, like me, you need any Christmas shopping ideas. And having recently had a baby – which I’m totally using as an excuse for being unprepared in the present department – I was interested to…
The terrible case of the second time baby brain
Baby brain; does it exist? And is there such a thing as second time baby brain, when it’s twice as bad as it was with your first child? For your consideration, here’s everything I’ve forgotten about baby brain, again.
How Not To Talk To A New Mum; A Handy Guide
How Not To Talk To A New Mum Here’s how not to talk to a new mum. Has someone you know just had a baby? If so, here’s how not to talk to a new mum – a handy guide to what NOT to say to a new parent. Why Should You Be Extra-Sensitive To…
On making time for yourself as a new mum
How do you find time for yourself as a new mum? This is surely the million dollar question. I’m not talking about going on a luxurious spa break or weekend yoga retreat, or even that tired advertising cliche of busy mums and ‘me time.’ I’m just talking about taking a few snatched seconds to sit…
I’ve been meaning to write for a while about what I’m now doing work-wise, and for various teeth and sleep related reasons I’ve not quite got round to it just yet. I will soon, but in a nutshell I officially finished maternity leave at the start of the year and have been freelancing part-time since January. One…