To say that I was psyched when an email landed in my inbox asking me if I was interested in carrying out a product review would be an understatement. Interested? Hell yes! A lovely lady for the PR guys at Baby Sebamed asked if she could send me a bundle of goodies for Felix and … Continue reading Product Review: Baby Sebamed
I seem to be surrounded by people sharing their negative birth stories at the moment – everyone is so quick to tell you how painful, awful and traumatic the whole process is, but d’ya know what? Mine wasn’t like that. Whenever I tell my story, I’m told that women hate me. I’m told that I … Continue reading Felix’s Birth Story
Let's first address the elephant in the room. I am now 30. Yep, the big Three Zero. I made it! Hurrah and whatnot... OK, now that that's been dealt with, let's move on. I started this blog in Autumn of last year when fighting an inner battle on maternity leave. I loved spending time at … Continue reading A new direction for my 30s
Google is great 'n' all that, but sometimes it can be your worst nightmare. Suddenly, with nothing but guess work, blind speculation and a tap of the keyboard, you're a medical professional, diagnosing your child with the worst conditions known to man. Sometimes you've no choice but to assume that because you can't find the … Continue reading Google is great, but…
I've always loved seeing photos of babies entangled in spaghetti, head-to-toe in paint and exploring the joys of mud, so I was pretty keen to find out more about this whole 'sensory play' thing. I guess I first realised that Felix was becoming more aware of his senses when he fully embraced the foil blanket. … Continue reading Embrace the mess; all of it!
Last week I watched a video by the lovely Louise Pentland where she apologised for how much she apologised. How she was sorry and almost ashamed of admitting the fantastic achievements she's had in her personal and professional life so far. Today, I was on a business trip in London with my boss, sipping coffee … Continue reading What is ‘success’, anyway?
How I dealt (or didn't!) with the change in office friendships when I went back to work.
My top five completely irrational thoughts about going on maternity leave.
I really wish I was one of those empowering women who say they don't care what they look like. I am not one of those women.
VIDEO | Looking back over the last eight months, it's hard to believe how much Felix has grown!