Well I've been back at work now for two and a half weeks and what an emotional rollercoaster ride it has been. I'm not going to lie, I was feeling very apprehensive about returning after being off for a little over 11 months. All I had been was: Mummy. Job description: look after one small … Continue reading The emotional rollercoaster that is being a working Mama Bear (only 2 weeks in)
Just a few pictures to mark Little Bear’s First Halloween.
October was a bitter sweet month for me as it was the last month I spent on maternity leave with Little Bear. It has also been a very tricky month full of troubles and toils for us all as Little Bear picked up his first sickness bug and spread it through the family. Nothing quite … Continue reading Our last month
This recipe came about because I had a lot of eggs that needed using and left over bits of veg that needed to be eaten after a family dinner party. They are a great source of protein and way of disguising healthy veggies for little ones (and their Papa Bear’s too)! They can be made … Continue reading Rainbow Egg Cups
I realised today that little Bear has been eating solids now for 6 months! Where has the time gone?! Weaning hasn’t always been plain sailing for us, and unfortunately it didn’t help little Bear to gain the weight I hoped he would when he started to drop down the percentiles. I’ve mentioned before that, because … Continue reading Weaning: 6 months on
The pain is real- that can see - Those little pegs fight to be free. Your gums are hard and just so sore A mouth turned red and feeling raw. I wish there was more I could do to help As all through the night you inconsolably yelp. You refuse to nurse your pain away … Continue reading Midnight woes
Dear Little Bear, This week you hit double digits! You are 10 months old and boy you have come along so much in the last 31 days. Last month you were pulling yourself up on anything and everything and starting to show signs of crawling and cruising, and then a week into being 9 months … Continue reading A Letter to Little Bear at 10 months old