Feeling like a fraud? How to overcome Imposter Syndrome

I’ve been back to work a few weeks now and whilst it’s going well, those horrible nagging feelings of imposter syndrome have reared their ugly head a few times (both during work hours and at home). I guess it’s to be expected for a new mum going back to work and trying to find some…

Diary of a mum heading back to work

I recently spoke to New Mum Fun, Joanne Allen, about her imminent return to work and how she was feeling about leaving her little one. Joanne was kind enough to document her feelings journal style for us. I hope you enjoy her honest and open account of returning to work. Given I only have three…

Busy mum? Five speedy recipes you can throw together in 10 minutes

Guest post from Rosie, editor of www.rosieandtherecipes.com Disclaimer: I’m not a Mum and I’m not pregnant either. Intrigued? Read on. Firstly, a little bit about me. I’m Rosie, a normal gal who lives in Hampshire. I’ve always loved sport but equally always loved food, and lots of it. Sadly for me, I gained a lot of…

How to make the most of your KIT days

I’ve been pretty busy recently, partly because we went away on our first family holiday (I’ll be writing about that soon) and also because I have been doing some KIT days with work. In my opinion KIT days are an essential part of returning to work, not least to ensure you have the confidence to hit…

I’m still here, promise!

Sorry I haven’t been around much… Just a quick post from me today to say sorry I haven’t been posting much over the last few weeks. It’s been a crazy time that’s for sure. Unfortunately James, my husband, broke his neck in a rugby accident the other week. First things first, he’s ok.. I know…

Yum yum Gummee mummy

I don’t often endorse products on my blog, not unless I think they are really bloody good, but I recently got sent these Gummee teething products and I thought I should post a few words on them. Because they really are bloody good! Amelia has been showing signs of teething for at least a month…

Busy mum? Five speedy recipes you can throw together in 10 minutes

Guest post from Rosie, editor of www.rosieandtherecipes.com Disclaimer: I’m not a Mum and I’m not pregnant either. Intrigued? Read on. Firstly, a little bit about me. I’m Rosie, a normal gal who lives in Hampshire. I’ve always loved sport but equally always loved food, and lots of it. Sadly for me, I gained a lot of…

What you need to know about hiring a nanny

Having decided against sending Amelia to a nursery (personal preference) I started looking into nannies and childminders in more detail. Whilst there are a great many options available to me in the area, I realised pretty quickly that if I did want to go down the nanny route I didn’t have the first clue about…