Not-so-silent Sunday

A new Kiddicare store opened in Nottingham this week – I’m so excited! Previously there was only a store in Peterborough as it was mainly online. Kiddicare is a baby store that sells loads of different ranges at pretty good prices. Along with opening the Nottingham store and 10 other superstores around the UK, they have updated their branding and…

Just the Two of Us

The boy had to go away with work for the night last night which meant that I was completely on my own with bubs for the first time all night. I’ll be honest, I was pretty terrified. A’s not been sleeping well at the moment (even worse than usual) and so I’m absolutely shattered and I just want to sleeeeep.…

Who, What, Where

What I’m reading… About to start 50 Shades of Grey again on my kindle for iPhone (I’ve heard it’s badly written and I think that will bother me, but I want to give it a try. I read about 50 pages last time and got a bit bored, but I’ll give it another go, just for you, ok?). What I’m…

Parenting – the tough bits

As a mother I never feel like I am as good as I should be. I’ve wanted a baby for a long time and I always thought motherhood would come naturally to me. But I constantly compare myself to others, and never feel good enough. I even compare myself to older family members and think they must not have had…

Spontaneity

The boy and I were talking about something last night, and it made me realise how spontaneous and fun I used to be and how much I’d changed. It made me sad to think about it. I don’t know when I changed so much and I wish I’d only become less spontaneous since having a baby as that would be…

Email to my Daughter

I’ve decided to set up an email account for baby girl so that her Daddy, Grandparents and I can email her. We’ll use it to share stories with her, tell her what she’s like at that moment in time, send her photos, and just let her know how much she is loved as she grows up. Then, when she’s old…