As well as being a mum and a proud one at that, I am a lover of all things makeup related! I'm in no way, shape or form any good at applying my own, but I have a real weakness for beautiful eyeshadow palettes, creamy foundations and most of all, any and all shades of … Continue reading My Favourite Lip Products
The day after Matthew was born I was moved from the labouring room into a single room. I felt quite lucky being allocated a room of my own, what with having so little privacy in the open wards. It wasn't until later on that morning that I overheard one of the midwives telling another staff … Continue reading Then there was you… Part 2
As I've mentioned in a previous post, I am a big fan of books. Unfortunately since having my little boy I've found I no longer have the time to pick up a book and get lost inside the pages like I used to. However... I do try to as often as I can, having even … Continue reading My Current Favourite Books
So it may have something to do with the fact that I am a lover of books myself, but my boy, even at such a young age, has really been enjoying his introduction into the vast and exciting world of children's literature . I make a conscientious effort to read to him most nights and … Continue reading Matthews Favourite Books – Toddler Edition
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Generally speaking, raising kids is hard work. Toddlers in particular I find, are like navigating your way through a minefield. They have a seemingly unending amount of energy and if my little human is anything to go by then you will spend most of your day chasing them around the … Continue reading MUMMY MUST-HAVES (Chill Out Edition)
I've spoken before about our difficulties in getting pregnant and I had no immediate intention of delving into the deep and dark NICU days, but I've recently been inspired by one of the lovely ladies I follow, to share our story. It's a long and arduous one, that'll take a few posts to cover but … Continue reading Then There Was You… Part 1
As a first time mum I have been lucky enough to have a baby that hasn't had many problems with feeding. He has always been a hungry boy who even as a baby in the NICU always enjoyed his feeds. From Breast Milk (Donor EBM) to Prescription Formula, then to the weaning process. It's always … Continue reading What I Eat In A Day – Toddler Edition
Today was Matthews first day at his new Toddler Group. This is a group for babies and toddlers with special needs. There were only 6 kids there, including Matthew, so already a much more intimate group for him than his previous Toddler Group (where there were 16-20 kids there). The class is led by a Speech … Continue reading Having a Toddler with Sensory Issues!
Happy Easter lovelies! Any Holiday that promotes the consumption of chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate is a good one in my books. Except of course, if like my boy, you have a Dairy Intolerance! 😦 So because of this we have had to go down the Alternative Easter Goodies route. It's important to note that … Continue reading Alternative Easter Goodies!
As I've previously shared, my son was born prematurely and with this comes several potential problems. Due to being subjected to several rounds of antibiotics as a baby, as well as having mine and his dads allergy-ridden genes, he has become a sufferer a few different allergies, including Eczema. When it first appeared, it was very minimal. … Continue reading How we deal with baby/ infant Eczema!
Apologies for this follow up post taking so long. It's been a crazy few weeks and time has quite literally gotten away from me. We have all been struck down with every sick and flu virus going and even now, I still feel like i'm at deaths door. Anyway... Michael and I were just going … Continue reading Trying Trying Trying… Pt 3