Easter Anguston Farm – Day 3 of #30dayswild

Day 3 of #30dayswild – a visit to Easter Anguston Farm in Peterculter, Aberdeen. Easter Anguston Farm is an operational farm which serves as a training facility for adults with learning difficulties and other additional support needs. It has many different areas including farm animals, a fairy wood, plant sale, cafe, tractor play area and…

Getting Ready for 30 Days Wild 2018

It is almost June, which means it is almost time for the Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild challenge! This will be my 4th year taking part in the challenge and this year I will be blogging and sharing my adventures with Robin Oleander on my social media accounts. Make sure you don’t miss out by…

The Dark Side of Social Media and Being a New Mum

I first wrote this post a year ago when Robin was weeks old. I decided to take an afternoon off, go into town, drink coffee and relax the best I could. I didn’t set out to write about this but it was very much in the forefront of my mind being a brand new mum….

Reflecting on the Early Days – Tips for New Parents

With Robin turning 10 months old (seriously when did that happen?!) I have been doing a bit of reflection on the early days (first 6 months). I am sure I am not alone when I think of the amount of money we have spent on things we did not need. Not to mention learned some…

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 café….

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…

Postpartum Body Identity Crisis – What Should I Wear?

Its 6am on a Sunday and I am wide awake. Nothing new there except Robin is fast asleep curled into me. So I should be too, but I can’t, something is playing on my mind. This coming Friday I am going into work for a keeping in touch day. Not just a quick hello but…

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…

Looking Back at #30DaysWild 2017 – Day 30

Today is the final day of #30DaysWild 2017! Firstly I want to congratulate all the people who took the time to get involved this month. I am sure you agree by taking part you have seen many new things during the month, and made some lovely memories. To everyone who has blogged, good job! Blogging…