20 Months of CMPA

If you’ve read my blog for a long time you will know that Alyssia has suffered with CMPA since she was 3 months old. For those of you that don’t know, CMPA is a Cows Milk Protein Allergy where quite frankly you are allergic to the proteins in the milk. I wrote a post about our experience with CMPA back in March and I felt like I was at a little bit of a loose end, I didn’t know if…

Fighting Anxiety as a Parent

When I was pregnant, something just clicked and I was doing well with my anxiety, for some reason being pregnant made me feel a little bit more confident about myself. But unfortunately I soon lost that after having Alyssia and started to struggle again. But despite being at my absolute worst, I always feel better with my little girl by my side. I have spoken to quite a few mums about this and I got back quite a mixed response.…

“I don’t feel beautiful” Body Positivity & …

I struggled with body positivity way before having Alyssia, for years before having her in fact and I have never really been happy with my body. But why? This is a question I have been asked by many doctors, counsellors & friends.. why not? I don’t know, I’m just not. Before falling pregnant I struggled with eating, and hated looking in the mirror but when I fell pregnant, things changed. It took me a while to get used to my…

Finding My Style Again After Having A …

  It’s been 19 months now since I gave birth to my baby daughter Alyssia and I am finally starting to feel like me again. I was inspired to write this post after seeing Maisie talk about rediscovering her style post baby and it made me realise how much I had really lost my way with fashion. I’ve always loved makeup & fashion ever since I was a young teenager but when I fell pregnant I wore nothing but maternity…

My Pregnancy, Labour & Delivery Story.

I am now 19 months postpartum, a mama to a toddler & am rewriting this post to let you all know the good, the bad and the ugly side of pregnancy & labour. If you are here to read a crazy ‘I gave birth & it didn’t hurt’ story, I apologise because this is more of a ‘I gave birth in 2 hours and it really did f@cking hurt’ kind of thing… oh and morning sickness sucks.. just saying. This…