New Year New Skills

New Year New Me! New Years Resolutions! Leave the old behind and usher in the new and improved! I don’t like setting New Year’s resolutions. They never seem to pan out, and are a source of anxiety and disappointment. A resolution seems to indicate that you want and need to change something in your life…

The Raw Guilt of Working Parents

I am returning to work in a little over a month, after having a year of maternity leave. The guilt is very real, very upsetting, and very much being pushed aside.

Returning to Work

People keep asking me if I’m excited/happy/sad/nervous to return to work. My answer varies day by day, and I can honestly say I am all of those things and more. I’m excited to get back to a bit of my old identity as teacher-lady. I will get to use my intelligence, skills, and experience again,…

No Need To Apologise

As I’m sure you’re all aware, it has been quite some time since Bec and I have written for this site! I was going to write an apology post, explaining our absences. But then I was talking to a friend recently at my husband’s 30th birthday party. She commented how she wished I was writing…

When Breast Milk Isn’t Enough

Those who have kept up with my story on here and over on Facebook will know my beautiful little bub has always been a terrible sleeper. He would cat-nap during the day, and from about 3 months old he would wake every 30-90 minutes throughout the night for a feed. I also discovered at his…

Sleep Training at 5 Months Old

Sleep. The bane of my existence. Well, lack of sleep is the bane of my existence, as I’m sure every parent will agree. Once bub was about 3.5 months old, his sleep went right out the window. You hear a lot about the 4 month ‘sleep regression’ as a new parent, and if that’s what…

That Weird Parental Pride

Isn’t it funny that I am so damn proud of my baby doing something that virtually all babies do?