Advice to First Time Mom – Me!

Advice to First Time Mom – Me!

I signed up to take part in the #VicksBabyRub blogging challenge and its taken me a while to come up with this post because it’s really hard, in the world of motherhood, to have an opinion without offending anybody. Vicks Baby rub features mild fragrances of rosemary, lavender and aloe vera and can be used at any time of the day as part of your baby routine.

The challenge is what would you tell your first time parent self by the time your second baby come along. I like to think I’m full of wisdom and I love any excuse for a Back to the Future reference so it seemed like my sort of thing.  Read more

Tired is Tired!

I suppose I am technically a SAHM now, although I will always see myself as a working mom because I  worked full time for my first 3 years of motherhood and I see myself as a worker. This SAHM life is more life a temporary break from work rather than a lifestyle choice.

I’m the first one to say nothing is stressful when you have nothing to do.  You might beg to differ on this but as a SAHM (or on maternity leave) there is nothing you have to do.  The only real time constraint in life is the school or nursery run.  Other than that you don’t have to answer to anyone of be anywhere for any particular time.  If you’ve had a shit night, you don’t have to go to stay and play group. Your baby is poorly – don’t turn up at Mummy coffee morning.  You’re sick, have a pyjama day.  Nothing matters and nobody cares. Read more