Aden Country Park, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire – Day 1 of #30dayswild

Boom here we are, the start of #30dayswild! Make sure you join Robin and I on our adventures throughout the month of June. Subscribe to our blog now 🙂 So Day 1 of 30 Days Wild is all about our outing to Aden Country Park in Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire…..last weekend (yup in May not June). Let…

So long maternity leave, it is time to go to work…

Monday the 13th of November marks a brand new chapter in my life. Not only am I back to work but Robin starts nursery. As I write this now Robin is in nursery for 2 hours having a settling in session, whilst I munch on a pastry and drink a cappuccino in my work cafĂ©….

Cows Milk Allergy In Babies – Robin’s Story

We first noticed Robin was in some kind of discomfort early on in his life. I can’t quite remember if it was days in or weeks in, but it became most apparent to us at night when he would roll around in pain, especially after his 2am feed. Like any new parent we had no…

Who Needs Sleep Anyway? The Rantings of a Sleep Deprived Mum

Sleep, lovely sleep where have you gone from my life? I miss you. But who needs sleep anyway? I decided to google how much sleep new parents lose and it is quite amazing how much it is! There is even a site where you can calculate how much sleep you have lost out on, but…

The Hectic Weeks and Mummy’s Quest to Get to a Coffee Shop

Weeks 5 – 8 – The Hectic Weeks I have called this period the hectic one as most of the month of April involved having good friends and family up to visit. Great in a way as it allowed me to spend time with my nearest and dearest, but bad in other ways as it…

Say that again…I’m a Mother?! 

The First Few Days of Being a Mother I won’t go into details about my labour but it was long and I ended up with an emergency c-section due to Robin’s heart rate decreasing, which to be fair I wasn’t really taking on board as I was off my face on gas and air. One…

Motherhood SOS – The Big Adjustment

As I write this Robin Oleander is having a nap. The thing about naps is that you never know if you will have 20 minutes, 1 hour or more. Robin turned 6 weeks yesterday and although I have been wanting to blog I have literally not had time since we brought him home from the…