family finances, Family Life, Motherhood

A Happy Place

I realise I haven't written for a while, and my last posts were very much on the negative side. I'm happy to say things are looking up now. Some major changes have happened in our lives and it has brought things together, or started to at least. Firstly, I threatened to leave D. After my… Continue reading A Happy Place

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Motherhood

Struggling with Silent Reflux

At around the age of 4 weeks it became apparent to us that something was going on with Baby B which was causing her some major upset. She was repeatedly pulling away from her bottle and would have sudden episodes where it looked like she was choking and panicked at any moment. Thankfully I at… Continue reading Struggling with Silent Reflux

Motherhood

Accepting Help With A New Baby

It can be very difficult to know when to accept help as a new parent, I definitely struggled with the concept of anyone helping me in any way and almost felt like I should just be getting on with things. The initial offers of help were from my husband's side of the family as they… Continue reading Accepting Help With A New Baby

Motherhood

The Labour Delivery Room

With labour quickly approaching last August it became quite apparent to me that there were some expectations that were definitely not going to be met. Primarily - My mother in law wanted to be notified that I had gone into labour so she could rush up to the hospital to support us. No way. Don't… Continue reading The Labour Delivery Room