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How a baby affects your relationship

Babies. Those cute little things that have the power to change lives overnight. How can something so tiny affect your relationship. Well... 1) You become obsessed with sleep. How much you're getting, how much they are getting and most importantly how much your baby gets and how you wish it was more.  2) You also… Continue reading How a baby affects your relationship

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Happy Birthday!

My little boy is one. One. 365 days old. (Well 366 days when you're reading this or 367 if this year was a leap year. Like who remembers stuff like that. Unless you have a birthday on 29th Feb). Anyway... it literally feels like yesterday I was in labour and now I have a little… Continue reading Happy Birthday!

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What I learned from a day without my phoneΒ 

So I was phone free for 36 hours. This wasn't planned. I didn't just decide to be without a phone for some spiritual reason. Nope. My phone had a massive crack across the screen, which meant I couldn't unlock it. So rather than spending hours trying to find my old phone, I wanted to see… Continue reading What I learned from a day without my phoneΒ 

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Spencer’s 11 month update

Yep, we are at 11 months already. I can't believe that my gorgeous little boy will be 1 next month. It only feels like a month ago that I was bringing him home. Part of me isn't ready for him to be 1 but another part of me is so excited to grow up and… Continue reading Spencer’s 11 month update

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The Graduate: One year on

A year ago, I became an English Language and Spanish graduate from Bangor University. Fun story by Stephanie Clayton, aged 23 and 3/4. No but seriously, I spent four years preparing for this day (not physically- although if you're wearing fake tan then preparing a few days before is key. Last minute tan+rain=disaster.) Anyway, let's… Continue reading The Graduate: One year on

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Did having a baby make me boring?

Loving. Loyal. Caring. Patient. Selfless. These are all words that have been used to describe mums. But others around you may not use the same adjectives to describe you. Boring is a word that gets thrown about from time to time; normally when you have to decline drinks for the third time in a row.… Continue reading Did having a baby make me boring?

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Things that may help you through a bad mental health day

There has always been some controversy regarding how to overcome depression.Hashtags such as #JustGoForAWalk , which are seemingly 'helpful', are actually harmful to people with depression. Yes, walking does boost endorphins, which is obviously beneficial but when you feel that you physically cannot get out of bed, this is not something you want to hear.… Continue reading Things that may help you through a bad mental health day