Phantom Baby Kicks – Am I Going Crazy?

I still feel kicks and it’s been 16 full months now since I was pregnant. I know people will say “Its probably just gas” but I can promise you, its not. I know the difference between both of those things and this definitely feels like a baby kicking from the inside, sometimes so strong that I actually find myself looking down at my stomach to see it move. It’s a bit like a tummy spasm, I don’t know why it…

BABY & BODY | 16 MONTHS LATER

BABY I don’t usually write an update every month now that she is no longer a baby. (omg how weird does that sound) I have a toddler – Alyssia is nearly 1 and a half and I feel like all of a sudden she has just grown up into a little girl. 16 months on I can understand her now although there’s still a little bit of confusion, “you want a drink? No? you want a snack? No? you want…

25 Ways You Know You’re the Mother …

You know you’re the mother of a toddler when…    You wrestle a wriggling toddler at the checkout whilst unloading the groceries, packing them into bags and paying for it all without batting an eyelid – Boo & Roo   They throw a tantrum if you give them the wrong colour cup! – Mummy, That’s me   You end up taking them on the school run in a pram with no shoes, hat or coat and feeling like a terrible…

Why I refuse to associate myself with …

If you ask me what I want out of life you’ll hear me tell you that I want to be a good mum, I want my children to be happy, safe and healthy. My answers will always revolve around my children, my family. I always put others first. I am constantly worrying about what others think, what others want etc.. But I have come to realise that actually I am not any less important and I need somebody to think…

Open Letter to my 16 year old self 

Dear naive anxious insecure old version of myself, I have so much to thank you for, so let me start by saying: Thank you for finally realizing what you deserve. It took some time, but you got there eventually. I remember growing up, I had an incredibly difficult time trying to find my place in the world, I thought I didn’t belong here. Thank you for not giving up on me, Thank you for realising that things needed to change.…