Tag Archives : sleep

Sleep Like a Baby with the Zen Guru Memory Foam Mattress


As parents of two young children, Hubs and I have learnt the value of sleep the hard way.  Long gone are the days when weekends were used to lie in and catch up on sleep after a week of work.  These days we often rise before the sun and finally crawl into our beds well after it sets.  Our girls aren’t…

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A Controlled Crying Diary


I have a six month old baby who throughout day eats like a horse. I have a six month old baby who despite said eating habits, consistently wakes at 12am, 3am and 6am insisting that she be fed. I have a Husband who works crazy shift patterns and is absolutely cream crackered. Then there is me. I have two under…

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Who Needs Sleep Anyway?


Sleep is my favourite, I didn’t appreciate it enough before. Lie-ins are a thing of the past.  When the clock reaches 6 and the house is still quiet, I feel like all of my Christmases have come at once.  I shut my eyes and hope for the best, I know she’s awake but denial kicks in. Just 10 more minutes, I’ll be set…

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Mummy Friends – United We Stand


This week Little E has had the most unsettled week she has had since she was born.  We have had a week of all day grumpiness, tears and bedtime screaming!  Babies cry though right?  I would normally agree, but in comparison to my first-born Little E has been a dream.  I love you Baby J but you were such a…

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Thankful Thursdays…#1


Welcome to my new series Thankful Thursdays!  We all love our children we know that, but we are also not afraid to have a good whine and a moan about how difficult this parenting lark can be.  So on that note I have decided that however good or indeed bad my week has been, on a Thursday I will take…

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Newborn vs. Toddler, Five Days in…


Five days into being a second Mummy and things could not be more different this time around. It’s early days but the differences between the Baby J and Little E are massive! The Birth – Little E took half the time Baby J took to arrive. The pain was MUCH less (it still fucking hurt don’t get me wrong)! I…

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