As a working mum, you want to try and balance work life with motherhood and this is hard to do. I have started a new job which I love and I feel guilty for this. My previous job, I was home to pick up Maisie in time and spend whole evenings with her. I now … Continue reading The Struggle
What do you do when your child is not even 2 for Christmas? Do you still splash out on presents? Do you make the effort of taking them to Christmas events that have Santa Claus available for viewings? Is there anything she needs at this age? Maisie's first Christmas, we bought her one large gift … Continue reading Toddler’s Christmas
When your parents tell you to appreciate every moment as life is short, when you are young you don't understand what they mean. You think life is going to last forever and so you moan about the smallest of things like school, exams, work, boys and a million other situations. When you finally have a … Continue reading 1st Year nearly over!
Over the last couple months, we have been struggling with sleep as Maisie wakes up quite a few times in the night due to hunger. However, once we feed her she goes straight back to sleep. This was okay at the beginning because she slept throughout the night until 5 and a half months.. but … Continue reading Sleepless in Cyprus no more!
Today, I was thinking most of my posts are all about Maisie's changes and all the things I look forward too... However, I feel as though I never focus on myself much since becoming a mother. I am sure most mothers feel this way as well because we are not prioritised when we have a … Continue reading The Mummy Feeling
The day has arrived that Maisie is now 6 months old. It is crazy to think my little energetic bean is 6 months already. Time has flown by. For some reason, that age freaks me out a bit and Matt thought the same.. it means she can now start weaning (under NHS recommendation), she can … Continue reading 6 month freak out!
Our first trip away with Maisie I can happily say was a success. We went to our friends wedding in Protaras and stayed at the gorgeous Grecian Park Hotel for a week. However, can I say I remembered everything to bring for Maisie? Maaaaybe not. Take note of this Checklist if you are preparing to … Continue reading Newborns Holiday Checklist.. Endless!
Its a day before my due date and obviously the nerves have kicked in, for myself and Matt. I have read pregnancy books, I have read experiences online, read tips to help with birth and spoken to many women who have gone through this to help me imagine my future life with a new person … Continue reading 5 Honest, Inspirational Women – Pregnancy is a roller coaster