So I thought I’d join the hype and give you all a glimpse of what it’s like to be me as a mum!
Ever reach for a nappy and see that you only have a few left and have to have a mad rush to Asda before you run out? Or you didn’t realise how much formula your baby actually goes through a day? Once you discover ‘baby hauling’ you’ll find life a lot easier knowing you have everything you need stocked up at home.
Looking after a little baby and trying to eat good, healthy food can sometimes be a chore, especially when you have all the ingredients in front of you but have no clue what to cook and what doesn’t take much time. Getting a slow cooker is definitely a good shout since you can prep the night before or bung in all the ingredients in the morning. Also with the use of slow cooker liners, there is minimal clean up!
Here are my 5 easy meals for a new momma just like me, each using similar ingredients to save on the shopping.
Sleeping in a little later and waking around 3am for his night feed, the day starts like any other.
We’ve all heard of postpartum depression but before having your bundle of joy you never knew there was even such a thing as the ‘baby blues’. Continue reading
After around two months, your baby will eventually tire of the sleep, eat, repeat cycle and want more excitement in their lives. To give yourself a few minutes of peace while they are still adjusting to viewing their new surroundings, you stick the telly on (mainly cbeebies) for them to gaze at all the colours even though it is still all a blur.
A couple of favourites from when you were a child remain the highlight such as postman pat, telletubbies and 64 zoo Lane. Continue reading
As your little wonder is yet to have a routine as such, you’re stuck with guessing when he will wake for food. He’s woken you up with his endless babbling at 4.30am, not babbling to you but to the curtains (completely normal).
Changing a nappy is a constant adventure when you have a baby, What will it be this time? How many will I go through today? You constantly track your babies bowl movements, if he’s done a poo you wish he hadn’t and when he hasn’t done one you wish he would!
When you’re pregnant, there’s a lot of things you expect to happen and some others are a complete mystery to you. Here are just a few example of what may happen as the months of waiting start to feel like years. Continue reading
It’s that time of day again, whether it’s nap time or bedtime, you’ve seen the signs and now your baby needs sleep otherwise it’s Crankyville population: you and little mister. Continue reading