Maternity leave and Motherhood. Where dreamy expectations meet reality.

The illusion of Motherhood. Call me naive but I had great hopes for my spell off work on maternity leave. Maybe, I am just too new at this whole baby game and Motherhood to understand exactly how much work a newborn entails and how little time there is left for leisure. Perhaps if I hadContinue reading “Maternity leave and Motherhood. Where dreamy expectations meet reality.”

Signed and sealed. Our first family holiday has been booked!

 Booking a family holiday , or any holiday for that matter is always super exciting and brings something to look forward to. Last Sunday, we set ourselves the challenge of finding and booking a family holiday – our FIRST family holiday. Squeal. Euan was set the task of finding someplace that we could all enjoy,Continue reading “Signed and sealed. Our first family holiday has been booked!”

Body positive and pregnancy. The postpartum race to recovery.

From the moment I discovered I had fallen pregnant right through to the end of pregnancy, I battled with many insecurities. The inevitable weight gain, the swollen feet and wrists, the bloating and the terrible acne. The lot. I was not one of those women who suited being pregnant – disappointing enough, I never hadContinue reading “Body positive and pregnancy. The postpartum race to recovery.”

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Five years of friendship, two years of bliss, one baby and an engagement later..

Around five years ago by a chance encounter on my birthday night out, I bumped into Euan who was out on his brothers stag do. Now I don’t recall much details of this night, it was my birthday. I was young, drunk and celebrating. Euan claims he can recall the whole night, much of itContinue reading “HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! Five years of friendship, two years of bliss, one baby and an engagement later..”

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