Helping local business. A home photography session.

I recently stumbled across a photographer on the local Facebook blog page for Aberdeen City who was looking to take some photographs to help build her portfolio. The post instantly caught my eye and before I knew it I had sent the woman a message to request photographs of my baby girl, now six months.Continue reading “Helping local business. A home photography session.”

Mum guilt; The real deal.

It’s a funny old thing, you become a parent and all of a sudden you are no longer your own person, you are a Mother, a Father. You lose a sense of identity but gain a whole new realm of responsibility and love that you didn’t even know was capable. The love for your baby,Continue reading “Mum guilt; The real deal.”

Searching for baby day care as I prepare to ‘let go’.

The time has come for me to let go of that ever precious newborn stage and begin to shop around local nurseries to utilise when my maternity leave comes to an end. This is not something that I carry lightly as obviously, I wish for my baby to be in the best hands possible. IfContinue reading “Searching for baby day care as I prepare to ‘let go’.”

Please Sir, may I have some more? The struggle with newborn feeding on demand.

Since having discovered I was pregnant, the one thing I really wished to do, exclusively for the first six months of my baby’s life was to breastfeed. I don’t know where this idea had initially drawn from, I, nor any of my siblings were breastfed and I didn’t openly know of any babies who were.Continue reading “Please Sir, may I have some more? The struggle with newborn feeding on demand.”

Body positive and pregnancy. The postpartum race to recovery.

From the moment I discovered I had fallen pregnant right through to the end of pregnancy, I battled with many insecurities. The inevitable weight gain, the swollen feet and wrists, the bloating and the terrible acne. The lot. I was not one of those women who suited being pregnant – disappointing enough, I never hadContinue reading “Body positive and pregnancy. The postpartum race to recovery.”

Eleanor Paisley Ross – Through the lens. Week one.

I have chosen to share some of my favourite photographs of Eleanor in her first week as a newborn. I couldn’t wish for a better baby, what a little gem. Yes, she cries. Yes, I have had sleepless nights but that’s all part of the package and the fun. I couldn’t have wished for aContinue reading “Eleanor Paisley Ross – Through the lens. Week one.”

Embracing the last few weeks of living as a couple. Taking time out with my man.

With my due date fast approaching, I have been keen to spend as much time with my partner as I can (in between naps and early bed times), doing the things which we love or doing nothing at all, it doesn’t matter, any time together is precious. It is so important to me that weContinue reading “Embracing the last few weeks of living as a couple. Taking time out with my man.”

Taking a leap of faith.

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears”   Into my mid twenties and baby ready, I suppose you might say that I am a little late to step into the world of blogging. I am currently feeling motivated at this stage in my life and ready to branch out from the comfort ofContinue reading “Taking a leap of faith.”

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