What I didn’t understand about being a working mom until I was one.

What I didn’t understand about being a working mom until I was one.

Intro: Gemma. Article: Dana Nichols Maternity leave seemed to fly by but gosh time seems to have entered supersonic mode since the return back to work. Days merge into each other and weeks speed past in a blink. The work/family juggle is real and hard and you often don't sit down until late in the [...]

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Remember My Child

Remember My Child

Thursday marked National Rainbow Baby Day and whilst there are those parents who will never need a special day to remember their children as they feel them in their hearts everyday, there are others who hopefully will never be faced with such pain. We found this beautiful blog by Laura of Five Little Doves and [...]

Tiredness

Tiredness

Author: Gemma When you have a newborn you are tired and sleep deprived, its part of the journey, its expected, everyone spends the months telling you and preparing you for the fact those first few months are going to be very lacking in sleep. The joy of maternity leave means life can slow down, sleep [...]

BACK TO WORK

BACK TO WORK

Author: Claire You may have read in a previous post about my return to work being on the horizon. I promised to come back and write about the journey and since it’s been 2 months and I’m back into the routine of a full time working mum, I’m back to tell all. To give you [...]

THE MUM CLUB

THE MUM CLUB

Author: Claire From the outside, being part of a mother’s group just looks to be a chance for the mum to drink coffee and natter while babies sleep. I think the only time I enjoyed this perk was at the end of a baby massage class for a sacred 15 minutes before having to attempt [...]

Why I Wish I Had Never Watched ‘The Disappearance of Madeline McCann’ on Netflix

Why I Wish I Had Never Watched ‘The Disappearance of Madeline McCann’ on Netflix

Author: Gemma Before I had Devon stories about children never really moved me. I'm not emotionally dead I just never related to the parents or the child in question. But now.. Wow thats changed! When Madeline McCann disappeared in 2007 I would have been 21 and at the height of living life precariously, I can't [...]