I wanted to write this to hopefully give others some inspiration on what to buy a new mum and baby. Whether it's a first child or fourth, a gift is always welcome. I'm going from my own experience of gifts I enjoyed or would've liked. 1. Something for her! She hasn't been able to drink … Continue reading Gifts to buy a new Mum
I've just finished reading this wonderful issue especially for mums! It's a mini mummy magazine and is completely uplifting and full of positivity! As a mummy who has suffered from PND, anxiety and depression in the past, I found it extremely intriguing to read positive quotes and stories from other mums including business mums. Great … Continue reading Review- Positive Wellbeing Zine for mums, issue 2, By Isabella & Us
I now have a 4 year old and an 18 month old and it has come to my attention there are many things I did with my first that I haven't done with my second. Obviously we all parent differently. Don't get me wrong, I don't feel that guilty as both girls are very different … Continue reading The things you do with your first child that you don’t bother with your second…
A mum has hit the headlines this morning for Breast Feeding her 5 year old daughter still. My opinion on this (whilst it really doesn't matter) is well done to her! There is absolutely no shame in it. I couldn't breast feed either of mine. Alana was Breast fed for 3 weeks with lots of … Continue reading ‘Breast is best’ if it suits you!
As the first of my friends to have children I wanted to write about the whole 'life plan'. So many of my friends are in long term relationships and have this idea that they're going to buy a house, get married then have children. Now I am the youngest of all my friends (nearing 30) … Continue reading Children are the only things you cannot plan
I want to talk about the different stages you go through before you have kids in comparison to after! HAIR Before kids i would make sure i washed my hair every other day, blow dry & straighten it. Style it to look decent. Have it highlighted & cut every 6 weeks. Take hair tablets to … Continue reading Before & after kids
So I am now 31 weeks pregnant with baby number 2 and I have been diagnosed as having low iron stores and SPD. I definitely feel more exhausted this time around but I thought it may have been lifestyle and having a 2.5 year old running around so I'm now hoping taking iron tablets might … Continue reading Terrible 2’s!!
I haven't blogged in a while as I've been fairly busy and a lot of things have happened. I'm currently writing this at 7 months pregnant feeling like an emotional wreck. My first pregnancy wasn't great and i had high hopes this one would be better but due to exceptional life circumstances it hasn't. I … Continue reading Life can be cruel
Back in November we found out we were expecting our 2nd child! We were over the moon! At first I had no symptoms at all which worried me slightly after having morning sickness, headaches and heartburn with baby number 1. We decided to book an early scan at 7 weeks. When I looked at the … Continue reading Miscarriage with Hope
With the news this week that Adele has come out with suffering with post Natal depression I think it's brilliant that she has been honest and is raising awareness of the subject so that other women do not feel alone and can help fight the stigma around it. I suffered with pre & post natal … Continue reading PND and me