My whole life I always imagined that I would have two girls. It never once crossed my mind that I would have boys. This wasn’t because I didn’t want boys, or I didn’t think I could raise them, it just never crossed my mind. I am one of two girls myself and I only had [...]
“Maternity Leave is great, but…”
To be honest prior to having my first baby, and even throughout my first pregnancy, I thought I would be a stay at home mum until my youngest had started school. Then I had my first baby. It was then that I realised that I didn’t think that I would be able to do it… [...]
Mum guilt. That old chestnut.
So as you all know (well maybe. #arrogantassumption) I’m a mum of 4. You would think that I have an exceptional amount of mum guilt purely from having a zillion babies and not enough time in the day to give each the attention they deserve however to be honest I don’t. At all. Well that’s [...]
Harriet’s Birth Story
Harriet’s labour was actually the most daunting for me. This seemed to surprise everyone because I’ve already had 3 previous labours that had been quick and relatively easy. However after having 2 labours be 1.5hours from start to finish I was genuinely nervous id give birth at home. I know that a lot of women [...]