Mummyhood

Dealing with the clingy.

So it's been a while. After the summer holidays, work has been super busy so I'm just getting my head around all of that again and adapting to our weekly routine again. It's slightly different now because baby bum now does two days with the childminder. It's financially stressful but much better logistically so that's… Continue reading Dealing with the clingy.

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Birth, Feature posts, Pregnancy

Not pushy enough – Lucie Tidman guest blog

This week's guest blog is from the lovely Lucie who had her piece about an elective caesarean picked up by the BBC this week. Check it out and see what you think. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am Lucie, 34 years of age living next to the sea with my partner Bob and our two beautiful daughters I… Continue reading Not pushy enough – Lucie Tidman guest blog

Feature posts, Pregnancy

Gestational Diabetes – Emma-Louise Fusari guest blog

This week's guest blog is a feature from a mummy who has Type 1 diabetes and is a registered nurse. She gives advice about gestational diabetes and supporting mental health throughout pregnancy. She's got some amazing advice so check it out! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hello, my name is Emma-Louise. I am mum to Niamh, 11 and Poppy,… Continue reading Gestational Diabetes – Emma-Louise Fusari guest blog

Mental Health

Marguerite Farmer – The Power of the Amygdala

This week's guest blog is a focus on the part of the brain which keeps us safe: the amygdala. Marguerite gives some great strategies to help control yours. Read below... The amygdala is a part of the brain which focuses on keeping us safe. It is tiny yet powerful.  Continually scanning every situation in order… Continue reading Marguerite Farmer – The Power of the Amygdala

Feature posts, Mental Health

Self love and coping strategies – Kerry Hughes

This week's guest blog is by Kerry Hughes and tells all about her coping strategies including personal development. This is her first ever blog post but I'm sure you'll agree it's fantastic and from the heart. Find her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theactivemummy/Hi I’m Kerry, a wife and mother of two young toddlers.  I have suffered with… Continue reading Self love and coping strategies – Kerry Hughes

Birth, Feature posts, Mental Health, Pregnancy, Recovery

Post partum body – Louise May Marshall

Over the six weeks of summer, I've decided to do some features of fantastic women to share their different perspectives on mental health. For the first week, I've got a piece about coming to terms with your post partum body from the lovely Louise Marshall. Find her blog here: http://www.behindthesewalls.co.uk/ Or follow her Instagram: @louisemaymarshall… Continue reading Post partum body – Louise May Marshall

House, Mental Health, Mummyhood, PTSD, Recovery

Where does the good go?

I'm sat in my new kitchen. I've got everything I've wanted for the last nearly three years so why don't I feel happier? I saw my psychologist on Monday and she said she could have predicted this (always nice to be super predictable). I've put so much emphasis on moving house making me happy but… Continue reading Where does the good go?

House, Mental Health, Recovery

The incompetencies of others.

I've been back to work full time this week and my parents have been away so baby bum has spent some time with his godmothers. He's had lots of fun and been properly wiped out every evening. He had the best night sleep of his life so far this week, going through from 7pm until… Continue reading The incompetencies of others.