The Sisterhood

The Sisterhood

What do you do when your friend is going through one of the toughest times in her life and your very presence makes her feel worse? Procreation is supposedly the most natural thing in the world. Why then can the process be a cruel, heart breaking, mind altering experience? I've been lucky, so unbelievably lucky. [...]

Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers

Around the age of 25 I realised I had definitely reached adulthood as wedding invitations started gracing my door mat in abundance.  Pre - children I loved weddings.  Seriously, what's not to love?  A slap up meal, a few (ahem  - several!) glasses of bubbly, catching up with friends and family, a party and boozing [...]

20 something Mums vs 30 something Mums

20 something Mums vs 30 something Mums

We all know becoming a Mum is a completely life changing experience.  One minute you’re lovingly touching your fast expanding bump, planning the nursery décor and finalising your list of names.  The next, you’re knee deep in dirty nappies, can’t remember the last time you showered and frantically googling ‘why won’t my baby stop crying’. [...]

Sleep Maths

Sleep Maths

Every first time mum-to-be is repeatedly told how tired they will be when their bundle of joy arrives.  So much so, it can almost feel like a lecture at times.  “Sleep now before the baby comes” anyone?  Or the cheery “you have no idea what’s about to hit you”.  Hit me?  I’m having a baby [...]