Author: Becky

Becky is a twenty-something first-time mummy living in Yorkshire with her partner Ryan and their little boy Rory. Around six months into her maternity leave she decided to take the leap and start a blog. Like parenting, she doesn't claim to be an expert. She thinks of herself as a novice blogger! She is a master of typographical errors who's sometimes linguistically challenged and she worries that her only avid reader is her mother in law. But she's doing something which makes her happy and after all life’s too short.

Returning to Work Without Freaking the ‘F’ Out

Returning to work. Like any parenting milestone it’s a chance for expert procreators to offer you their words of wisdom. At the time you’ll want whack them with the nappy bag [all mothers know that could do some serious damage] and run for the hills while proudly brandishing your SAHM’s rule flag! But once reality […]

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The Mum with No Name

When we arrived at the park you were already there. I saw you as we pulled up and for a moment I considered driving straight past. It’s silly, I know but you were with the other mums. I felt intimidated. I felt sad. I was having a bad day. You couldn’t have known why I […]

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Childbirth: Expectations VS Reality

This time last year I was 41+1 weeks pregnant. My weight gain was significant enough that I was starting to resemble Shamu. I had drank all the raspberry leaf tea in the north of England and even stimulating my nipples wasn’t working! Just when I thought I would be pregnant forever I felt my first […]

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