The present is a gift

If you’ve read my other posts or follow me on Twitter you’ll know I’ve always been a planner, possibly to the point of obsession. My whole life has been about goals; everything I’ve done has…

Weeding

We hate our garden. Before we moved here and had Caterpillar we lived in a flat with no garden and were so looking forward to having outside space. The large and mature garden in our…

The beautiful mundane

When I’m struggling with Anxiety I have no energy, no inclination and no mental capacity for dealing with the everyday stuff. If my husband asks me to pay a bill or call a company about…

Do I love my baby?

Yesterday we had the paddling pool out for the first time. Caterpillar had a lot of fun and then wanted to come and sit with me where I was watching from the picnic blanket. I…

The Benefits of Routine

I’ve always been a bit of a planner. Organising others is actually my day job. And I truly believe that a good routine is really helpful when battling PND, and for motherhood in general. When…