January hasn't gone to plan so far. I didn't want the year to start this way. I had a really good year last year and I wanted to carry that momentum into this year and continue with the positivity but it hasn't played out like that. I feel like everyone has already settled into 2018.… Continue reading Is January really the best month for change?
Yes, I know, another post about goals for the next year. But, I like reading here kind of posts and if I put my goals on here for people to see then I'm sort of accountable for them. So please, let me off with this one. Please. I'm also aware I'm a couple of days… Continue reading 2018 goals
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
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!
Everyday I walk past a lot of people and every single one of them has something they are trying to hide. Whether they are ashamed of their legs or arms, covering them up even when it's warm or people pulling their tops down, conscious that their stomach is out or trying to hide their bum.… Continue reading Be kind to yourself
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 phone
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
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
Ok, so I'm fully aware that my last post was his 9 month update that I posted last week but life's hard when you're lazy/ have an active baby to look after. Since the last update, he has more confidence when he stands up and he has started to be able to stand unsupported for… Continue reading Spencer: 10 month update
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?