FTM WLTM ANOTHER FTM

I’m crap at dating. I really am. I married my first serious, serious boyfriend and plan to stay married to that wonderful man for the rest of my life. I lucked out with him, I know the saying is ‘there’s plenty more fish in the sea’ but for me dating was less like dipping my…

The occasional Sleeping Beauty 

Two questions I’ve noticed I’m always asked. “How was the birth?” and “Is she keeping you up through the night?”  Amelia-Olive sleeps quite well and has done since we brought her home. Now before you scowl at me, you’ll know from the other posts the birth wasn’t a walk in the park so I’m definitely…

The birth plan…or lack of it

I’m organised. Almost to an OCD level. So when it came to writing a birth plan, it was already signed, sealed and delivered before the first scan. Okay…sliiiiight exaggeration, but you get the idea. Me = organised. Birth plan = written.  I wanted a natural birth. Gas and air. No epidural and definitely no Caesarian….

Chapter one…the formalities

Hi there 🙂 I’m Serena and I’m a new mummy. It’s hard not to make a declaratory status like that without sounding like a member of alcoholics anonymous – which by the way, i’m definitely not a member of. I got my double blue lines August 2015 and even now, 6 weeks post-partum- I still…