One Year, Two Pregnancies: The impact on my body.

Two pregnancies in under a year. I think it was wishful thinking to believe I would come out of that one unscathed right? Generally, baby girl Clarke has given me an incredibly easy ride. Rory’s pregnancy was good, but baby girl has pretty much gone unnoticed. Something I am incredibly grateful for, having to also juggle a one-year-old. However, I…
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Things I Wish I Knew About: Motherhood

As a general rule, nothing can truly set you up for Motherhood. It’s an unknown world of anxiety, guilt and judgement peppered with love, happiness and pride. There are trials and tribulations that you didn’t know were possible, and there are highs that can’t be topped by anything imaginable. I thought I’d share some of the things that surprised me…
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Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Being the Perfect Parent

I recently had a conversation with my Dad about how much pressure we put on ourselves to be ‘great parents’ and how much we put ourselves down when we feel we have failed that. Some nights the guilt I feel is overwhelming “I should have done more with him today, I shouldn’t get so wound up when he refuses to…
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Don’t Call Me Crazy | The feedback of my second pregnancy.

Generally announcing baby number 2 came with a huge amount of support and excitement from friends, even when I wasn’t feeling it myself. They managed to build me up and help me grow in confidence, reassuring me that I would manage just fine with two under two, and very quickly because of their help I went from an anxious mess to…
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