A Lot of Grey: My Experience of Postnatal Mental Health… So Far…

I’ve started this blog post so many times. So many times. The words have been in my head. But when I try to put the words down I become lost. Lost for words. And as anyone who knows me will know, that isn’t me! So I’ll give it another go.  I don’t think that there’s enough awareness… Continue reading A Lot of Grey: My Experience of Postnatal Mental Health… So Far…

My Top Ten Baby Essentials That I Never Knew Were Essential! (0-5 Months)

I think one of the most difficult life events to plan for is having a baby. After all, as a first timer, it’s the complete unknown. As a mum-to-be I found it all quite overwhelming, I was being told I needed this, that and the other; then I was being told not to buy too… Continue reading My Top Ten Baby Essentials That I Never Knew Were Essential! (0-5 Months)

Those Precious Little Moments

I read a quote yesterday about how babies are only babies for such a short time. And it’s true, I don’t know how many times I’ve been told “it goes so fast” by more experienced parents. I have to say that the last four and a half months have flown by and I know I’m… Continue reading Those Precious Little Moments

The Pressure….and the Guilt

I’m talking about feeding. Specifically breastfeeding. Before I had my little man I had decided that I was going to exclusively breastfeed. I mean why would I bottle feed? Surely breastfeeding was the most natural and right thing to do? I did buy four bottles, only because they were on sale in Lidl and it… Continue reading The Pressure….and the Guilt