Does this make me a mummy?

Five new things I do now, which I never did before motherhood: Paying no attention to the TV, whatsoever - I have to admit I love a bit of TV in the evening to chill me out and rewind from the day. However since having Amelia I find that even though the TV might be on,... Continue Reading →

Q&A with new mum Hayley

Holly: So Hayley, aged 33 and living in Gloucestershire, is a new mum to Frankie. Congratulations to you Hayley. Frankie is just divine. So tell me about your job. I work at Cotswold Select Vehicles in Witney, Oxfordshire. I’m a sales executive. The business is owned by my brother. I have worked there for 18... Continue Reading →

Don’t be a dummy, trust your instincts

I’m so relieved to read this recent post by the blogger ‘Admissions of a working Mother’ on her blog:  I totally agree with this. Before I became a parent I was adamant I wouldn’t use a dummy, but now (after seeing the calming effect sucking on something or rather anything has on Amelia) I... Continue Reading →

Would you take The Pregnancy Pause? 

I recently came across a US campaign called The Pregnancy Pause. I had heard of this term before whilst speaking to one of my clients about maternity leave rights, but I didn’t know it was an actual movement. In a nutshell, it’s a campaign to help new mums explain their baby induced hiatus to prospective... Continue Reading →

Feeling the burn

For those of you who know me well, you will know that I just love doing exercise. Whether that be running, dancing, skiing or going to the gym, I adore it. I worked out right up to my due date, doing exercise videos in my spare room, swimming lengths daily at the local pool and... Continue Reading →

Baby loss awareness week 

Each year 9-15 October is Baby Loss Awareness Week.  Throughout the week bereaved parents, their families and friends, unite with each other and others across the world to commemorate their babies’ lives. Baby Loss Awareness Week also provides a chance to raise awareness about the issues surrounding pregnancy and miscarriages.  Pregnancy and baby loss is... Continue Reading →


Being a new mum can be lonely. It can be hard. It can be exhausting. And during that those long nights of crying and tiring feeds, you can often feel like you’re the only one going through it all. But you’re not alone.  With today being World Mental Health Day there is never a better... Continue Reading →

“Look mum, no hands”

I’m two weeks into this new mummy/ baby journey and still learning by the day. And gosh there is a lot to learn…. One thing I have had to learn very quickly is how to breastfeed and use my hands at the same time. Seems simple right? WRONG. When I saw people on TV feeding,... Continue Reading →

The Boardroom Baby Bias 

So good to be interviewed by The Boardroom Baby Bias this week. Check out the article here: Great to partner with such a great blog and to discuss such an important (often disregarded) issue. More to follow from this partnership over the coming year. Watch this space!

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