So this post is a little bit late as the girls are now 11 months old as I write this but I wanted to have a bit of a record of this stage they were in as it was quite different to how they are now. During this stage the girls have still been quite … More Being mum: 6-9 months
Your 20s are the time to find yourself. At least that’s what people tell me. It’s your 20s when you go a bit wild at uni and do things you regret. It’s your 20s when you move to loads of different places. It your 20s when you Jack it all in and travel the world. … More Who am I?
“So what are your plans about going back to work?” I hear this a lot. People don’t think anything of it and nor should they. But for me it’s actually not that simple. For me there’s no “going back” to work because I never actually started working! I mean, I’ve obviously had jobs before when … More Hi I’m Kate, and I’m a stay at home mum.
As I was having a look through some of my photos earlier, I realised that I’ve never shared any early photos from the hospital. Everything was such a blur in the early days that I barely remember any of it. I thought I’d share some early photos of us and the girls. Trying to get … More Early hospital photos
As its mother’s day I wanted to take the opportunity to tell my dear mum how much I love her! I can’t afford to get the best gifts and unfortunately I won’t be seeing her this year so I decided to write her a blog post. Since I became a mum myself in August, the … More Happy mother’s day mum!
For the vast majority of my life I have struggled with body image issues.I despised my body and the way it looked at times and felt disgusted when I looked in the mirror. Before I got pregnant I was in the best state of mind I had ever been in regarding my body. I was … More Body image after baby
I found out I was having twins a year a go today. I realised I’d never written an account of how it happened so I decided to write it now! I was just over 13 weeks pregnant. Our scan was on a Friday morning, so Josh and I decided to go for breakfast beforehand – … More I’ve got a surprise for you…
So the girls are now half a year old. It seems as though its been so slow and fast at the same time. In my last update I spoke about my fears of 4 month sleep regression – let me tell you it hit us hard! We struggled for weeks and weeks and the sleep … More Being mum: 4-6 months
Last weekend we took the girlies on their first trip abroad! On Friday morning we headed over to Manchester airport and flew to Barcelona, Spain. As we’d already travelled to Cornwall on a plane we had some idea as to how the airport would go and we were a bit more prepared! I’m thinking of … More Barcelona with the babies
I make no secret that I’ve never been a very maternal person. That being said whenever I thought about having babies I always imagined breastfeeding them. I never particularly knew anyone closely who breastfed but I just thought it was natural and therefore it must be easy! When I got pregnant I started researching everything … More 5 months of breastfeeding twins!