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
The purpose of being a parent is to be there for your child but how can a working parent be there for every beck and call? I have realised the difficulty of trying to always be there for Maisie when I have had a full day of work. Trying to have the energy to play … Continue reading ‘The Juggler’
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!
9 months as a home time mother and I have decided to return to work! Could it have gone as easy as I had believed it would? NO. Not in a million years My first week back and Maisie got sick, the worst she has ever been. My first day back, and all I did … Continue reading Working Mummy – First week
In a couple weeks, I shall be returning to work.. That is right, I shall be leaving my Maisie Moo. Maisie will be just over 9 months and going to an All Greek Nursery full time, while I return to IQ Option to begin a normal life again. I don't quite know how am I … Continue reading A Wave of Emotions
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!
I am in a difficult place at the moment. I am hardly sleeping because my little one is teething and growing (so very hungry). I am a young mother who looks at most of her friends who are travelling the world and partying and living the young life while I have bags under my eyes … Continue reading I’m Guilty
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
Since moving to Cyprus, Matthew and I have had our ups and downs. From being on our own and completely depending on each other which has proved difficult at times when we feel we have been missing out on things at home, but we have been blessed with friends and family visiting. It's always a … Continue reading ExPat Life