Working mumMum life, Working mum life

Working mum life: a new chapter

Becoming a working mum… So I’ve had a bit of a whirlwind week or 2! One minute I was a stay at home mum and the next I was contemplating full time working mum life! On Friday 7th July, I received a phone call from an agency saying that they’d found my CV online. They told me they had a …

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When I was a perfect parent…

Go back a few years ago…way back before Stanley was here, before dirty nappies and night feeds. Before sleepless nights and a whole new level of stress that comes with having a baby. Back when I was a ‘perfect parent’ Here’s just a few things I said in my pre-baby ignorance of the reality of my mum life now! 1. …

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5 ways I like to relax after baby goes to bed…

So, any parents out there know only too well that any relaxation time gets crammed into that tiny, precious window between the baby going to bed and you falling asleep! Some nights might be spent batch cooking meals or cleaning, but I really to like to have at least one day a week where I focus on some ‘me-time’ and …

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Stanley is one…

My boy is now a one year old! I’m still struggling to wrap my head round it, but Stanley seems to have flicked the switch from baby to toddler in the blink of an eye! Suddenly, he is walking more than he crawls, pointing for things that he wants and brings me things that I ask for. His vocabulary is …

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What’s in my changing bag?

When Stanley was a newborn (which feels like a lifetime ago by the way, but let’s not talk about it too much because I might weep!) bottles and formula and a bulky (but very handy) bottle warmer used to take over. Along with a million muslins and changes of clothes for all the nasty newborn messes that constantly seem to …

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Our favourite bath time products…

1. Bedtime bubble bath I love the Johnsons one, it bubbles up really nicely but in all honestly I often look at the price tag and can’t justify spending that much on a bit of bubble bath. I bath Stanley every night so they don’t last long. So I started trying other brands, including Tesco and Asda and they are …

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Monthly Updates, Parenting

10 month update…

Wow…so I haven’t posted in forever! Sorry, I’ve had a lot of personal things going on at home to deal with and writing blog posts has been the last thing on my mind, but I am back and trying to plan some new posts – so if there’s anything particular you’d like to see please comment below and let me …

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