Back to work

Two months today, I’ll be heading back to work. Back to the office and back to the life I used to have before becoming a parent. The first month of maternity leave was awful. I finished work two weeks before I was due and George ended up being two weeks late so I had a…

Taking care of you

Babies are amazing. They are cuddly, smiley, smell amazing, love to play, give you unconditional love and eventually turn into fully grown people that are part of your family. Getting them here though takes quite a bit of work and can take its toll on your body. The first trimester was a constant battle of…

Moving into the nursery

Just over a month ago, we decided to move George into the nursery. He was 4 months old which, I know is before the recommended guidelines of 6 months. But, G is so long he was running out of space in the next to me crib and I didn’t want to wait until he outgrew…

Picking a pram

I still can’t get over the cost of prams almost year on from buying one. Some are the same price as a return flight to Australia with show tickets at the Sydney Opera House thrown in! But, there is something out there to suit all budgets so don’t worry. The big three in the pram…

Becoming a mummy

Five months ago today, I became a mummy. My husband and I welcomed our son, George into the world at 7.37am after four days in hospital. In what is a pretty small amount of time, I seem to have learned a hell of a lot from listening to healthcare professionals, reading endless amounts of articles…