mental health, Motherhood

So you’re still not happy?

  So previously I put up a post about PND, yet one thing I still find is people are still so judgemental about it. I frequently get asked " oh you're still not happy" or my personal favourite "there's just no pleasing you is there". Though there are some positives, my depression is no longer… Continue reading So you’re still not happy?

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Motherhood

Part time worker, Full time mum

  So recently I have gone back to work following having my little boy, it wasn't a decision I made lightly but to be frank we can't afford for me not to work. You see I thought everything would be plain sailing, like they make out in the films...I would stay at home and be… Continue reading Part time worker, Full time mum

mental health, Motherhood

Where it all began…

So this post is beyond personal, but I know there are other mums experiencing the same, I am keeping my name, and everyone who is involved anonymous.   I have been with my partner for 4 years, now initially I like to think I always got on with his parents, but something changed when we… Continue reading Where it all began…

mental health, Motherhood, pregnancy

PND & Me

Okay, so todays blog post is a topic very personal to me, it's also something I feel there isn't enough awareness for. I was diagnosed with post-natal depression 3 weeks after giving birth to my little boy, I remember feeling so dissapointed and repulsed by myself and almost felt as if I wasn't normal...after all… Continue reading PND & Me

Motherhood, pregnancy

Childbirth…

Okay, so today I found myself reflecting on my labour and thought it might be useful to do a post on childbirth. Much like pregnancy, every labour is different. So whether you're a c-section mum, or a vaginal birth you still delivered a baby regardless of how you delievered. I feel that a lot of… Continue reading Childbirth…

Motherhood, pregnancy

Your journey through pregnancy 

One thing I feel I need to make clear at the start of this blog is every pregnancy is different! So if like I did and you're feeling like the size of a whale, covered in stretch marks and still suffering morning sickness, don't beat yourself up! So what if Linda from your pregnancy group… Continue reading Your journey through pregnancy¬†

Motherhood, pregnancy

Finding out that you’re pregnant

It can be the most daunting thought ever when you think that you may be pregnant, or it could be the most exciting, thrilling thought. Truth is, all feelings are perfectly natural. There are many symptoms of pregnancy; Food aversions. Mood swings. Abdominal bloating. Frequent urination. Fatigue. Sore breasts. Light bleeding or spotting. Nausea. To… Continue reading Finding out that you’re pregnant