Suffering with PTSD…..

This morning was tough…. Shamaya walked into my room whilst I was asleep and I felt a presence over me….. I opened my eyes and there was this dark figure in front of me…..I couldn’t control it and I screamed…… I scared her….. But most of all I scared myself….. This morning was tough…… -L…

When to Pump

Pumping can be a very important tool during your breastfeeding journey and I am often asked when is the best time to pump. Generally the advice is to avoid using other methods of feeding (particularly the bottle) for the first 4 weeks until breastfeeding is established. This is to avoid nipple confusion. But, what happens…

My heart lays with you

I have this overwhelming love for my children, this feeling of warmth and joy. Amzah said, “Mummy I love you and I will never ever let you go” Usually I’m fighting for affection but ever since we got back from Thailand it’s like I’ve reconnected with them without even noticing that there was a prior…

Solo Mum in Thailand- Day 4

So technically it’s day 6 but as 2 days were spent travelling here it’s Day 4 for us. The Cost of Living So one of the reasons I chose Thailand was because I heard that food is cheap and a little can go a long way. Now this is true, for one person travelling but…

School Holiday Drama (week 1)

So last week was a challenge, finding childcare was way harder then It should have been to allow me to go to work. Over quite a few years now I’ve received a lot of help and support from my mum to help look after the kids, firstly Shamaya, then Amzah, then Mini Muffin.. As each…

Anxiety and Me

Last night I realised Ive been a little lost…… I watched a video back of myself and whilst I recognised the person on the phone she seemed different…. Care free, happy…. Due to trauma……For the past three months I have lived in a world of confusion and anxiety. Often not remembering things or making a…

Don’t Suffer in Silence! #Breastfeeding

Please don’t suffer in pain! I’ve touched on my breastfeeding journey before but my gosh it was tough! I was told I’d get use to it and things would get better……I mean eventually it did but gosh I suffered and wanted to give up early on. Don’t be like me and many other mums, don’t…

10 Things That Make Me An Amazing Mother

Hey! So I thought I’d switch it up a bit and write about why I think I’m pretty great at Motherhood. Sometimes, I get so consumed in what I’m not doing as a mother that I forget to give myself props for what I actually do get right. So here I go…. 10 things that…

Mini Muffin is 4!!!

Now seriously! Where has my baby gone? He’s 4? I can’t believe it. I started this blog when he was 2 months old. How have we got here aye? So, I won’t pretend as if we done something extravagant for his birthday, because In my eyes we didn’t. I’m paying off a really expensive family…

Mother Instinct Is Crazy!

A couple nights ago in the wee hours of the morning, I was minding my own business dreaming about, “That of which a lady should never speak about” #singlemumlife 🤷🏽‍♀️ Anyway I hear this faint cough, now usually Shamaya is the coughing queen and during the night and can cough for hours…. So, usually she…