Returning to work after maternity leave

  Eddie is now one. He is officially no longer a baby!!! We had a fantastic weekend celebration for his birthday at our house, in the garden with close friends and family. The sun was shining, the bbq was out and we hired a bouncy castle and soft play equipment for the kids, which they…

Hello 5:30am!

  I am sat writing this at 5:30 am. Eddie is wide awake and refusing to go back to sleep. He finds it hilarious. Mr Ormerod is nicely tucked up in bed snoring away, and I am here with my big mug of coffee , hair like a scarecrow and bags under my eyes so…

An IVF Journey

I was contacted recently by somebody who wanted to share their story on their IVF journey. I got a little boost from the message as they told me they had been reading my blogs and felt inspired to share their own experience in the hope it may help others going through the same thing! It…

Happy New Year!

First of all I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year! Obviously it has been a little while since I have sat down to write anything. There are a few reasons for this, one being that I have been quite busy over the Christmas period. With it being Eddies first…

Being a mum

I have always known for most of my life that I wanted to be a mum. Granted there were spells where I questioned if this was actually what I wanted. More If I wanted to bring a child into the world we are living in than for the changes to my life it would make….

Update!!

We have had a busy few days so I have been a little quiet on here. It was my little mans Christening on Sunday and we did all the food (for 90 people) etc ourselves so Saturday was all about food (if I see another sausage roll it will be too soon). He got lots…

My labour

My baby is six months old. How did this happen? Half a year ago I had just given birth. It feels like last week. Little Eddie, born 14th May 2018 at 05:14 am, weighing 7lb 3.5. The new love of my life. You have probably (hopefully) read my previous blogs including the ones on how…

Dealing with Post Natal Depression

Below is a story from a friend of mine called Zoe. Zoe is a fantastic mum who has had a hard time dealing with post natal depression. She has been very brave and agreed to share her story with us, hoping it will help others. Post natal depression is nothing to be ashamed of and…

The Child of a Soldier

It’s that time of year again where the UK joins together to remember those who lost their lives fighting for our country. We wear our poppies with pride and some of us attend our towns parade. We stand and remember and listen to the words and poems’ spoken. The last post is played, we stand…

My Pregnancy

Long blog warning!!!! Ok so I left the last blog at how I found out I was pregnant. So this is the little bit about my pregnancy. Pregnancy is over 9 months long so this is a little long. First of all I am just going to put it out there. Yes I know I…