Parenting. Expectations Vs Reality

Before getting pregnant and having kids I had an idea in my head of how it would all be. I guess we all do. It’s kind of funny when I look back how naive I actually was. Was I in for a wake up call! Early pregnancy I had imagined I would be all happyContinue reading “Parenting. Expectations Vs Reality”

Self Care is not Selfish

It is quite timely that you guys voted for the Weekly Bloggers topic to be self care for 2 reasons. The first is that October 11th was Mental Health Awareness Day and self care is a big part of looking after our mental health. The second reason is that lately I have fallen back intoContinue reading “Self Care is not Selfish”

My Instagram Vs Reality

Instagram is a double edged sword. I mean I love the ‘gram most of the time. It definitely played a huge part in my recovery from post natal depression and anxiety. It keeps me sane most days. It’s a place I can vent and be creative. I have met so many wonderful people through thisContinue reading “My Instagram Vs Reality”

Me, myself and my social anxiety

I don’t know which came first, me being socially awkward or the social anxiety. I have an early memory, I was maybe 6 or 7 and the girls in the class wouldn’t let me join in their game. It was a stupid role play type game called Tilly. I remember it in great detail. IContinue reading “Me, myself and my social anxiety”

My post partum body

Hello there. Hope you’re all having a great week. I was a bit torn whether I was going to write this up or not but I am here and I am writing with you my invisible therapists ready to read and listen. So…I’ll just jump right in and say I’m going to talk about myContinue reading “My post partum body”

The secret life of me

I have been asked a few times about the name of my blog and Instagram account so I thought I would share with you all in a blog post how the secret life of me was born. If you have been around a while you will know a bit of my story but I willContinue reading “The secret life of me”

Too posh to push?

As April is C section awareness month, I thought it would be the perfect time to share my experiences of C section. This can be a very emotive subject as opinions can greatly differ. This is my experience and my opinion of it. I get very descriptive in this blog so this is your warningContinue reading “Too posh to push?”

Positive Wellbeing Zine for mums

Let me tell you this straight up. Self care is not selfish. Now repeat after me. Self care is not selfish How about you? Do you take time for yourself? What do you like to do? Now if you have been following my blog or my Instagram account you will know about my struggle withContinue reading “Positive Wellbeing Zine for mums”

Co-sleeping

I never set out with the intention of co-sleeping. I naively thought that I would just pop the baby into the Moses basket and off he would go to sleep, right? The last time I had a decent night sleep was sometime in 2012. My first son was born by C section in September 2012.Continue reading “Co-sleeping”

Loneliness is real

Look at the picture above. How would you describe the girl in that picture? Happy? Joyful? The girl in that picture was in the absolute pits of post natal depression and anxiety. That’s the thing about pictures on the internet, they only show a split second in time. I was at a wedding in thatContinue reading “Loneliness is real”