Introducing Carrie Cornelius

If you haven’t already seen my social media updates or guessed by the lack of blog posts, I have some news for you! We welcomed our second daughter, Carrie, into the world on her due date at the end of August weighing 7lbs. Whilst I didn’t get the water birth that I wanted it was perfect and so is she. We are all doing well and really enjoying life as…

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Pregnancy Number 1 vs Pregnancy Number 2

While the majority of my pregnancy symptoms are the same second time around, I’m not. Pregnancy number one was full of excitement, fear of the unknown and marking every single memory. Pregnancy number two is going by in a haze and I’m pretty sure that these past five months have been the fastest five months ever, in history Pregnancy  1 – Bought a selection of pretty baby clothes in various…

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Defined by Tiredness

“If you’re so tired why don’t you just go to bed?” I never just do nothing. If I want ‘me time’ the only option is to stay up late, usually watching back to back episodes of trashy TV on Netflix. I’m tired, I should be in bed, but sometimes I want to do nothing. Just sit and do nothing. I thought it would get better when she started play school. 2…

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The Curse of the Work From Home Mum

Being a work from home mum is most definitely a blessing. I get to spend more time with my daughter, I get to take my daughter to appointments, I get to take her to and from nursery, I have total flexibility to be there for her and I love that. But sometimes, just sometimes, that blessing can be a bit of a pain in the ass, it becomes a curse. When…

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On Becoming a ‘School’ Mum

While stood at the school gate waiting to pick my daughter up from her first day at nursery it hit me, I’m a school mum now. No more lazy days of not showering or getting dressed because I have too much work to do. I have to wear a bra at least five days a week. When I’m feeling down there is no more hiding in the house, I have…

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