24/7

I think it’s very easy for people to undervalue, under appreciate and under estimate what a full time mum is & does. Including myself, I definitely did this when I was younger, having said that I am not talking about a mother child relationship as important as that is, I’m referring to age mates, workmates,…

Learning to let go

Letting people take Olive while i’m still in the room or in the next room is one thing, but letting them take Olive “far” away without me being there is so difficult for me for a number of reasons, like… what if she starts crying and wants her mummy and I’m not there for her?…

PawPaw

Olive tried Paw Paw for the first time yesterday and absolutely loved it. You can see a clip of it on my Instagram @MamaOliveKM

Money hungry

So, I’m really lucky that I have a job that’s not 9-5, in fact I don’t work every day, I’m a free lance photographer and I get to work some days and for even maybe 1 or 2 hours that day, this is great for me because I can be a full time mum as…

Stranger Anxiety

Yesterday the weirdest thing happened, a lovely waitress at art cafe was saying hi to Olive, as people usually do, and instead of greeting the lady with a big smile or at least studying her a bit as Olive usually does, O quickly turned her head and rested it on my collar bone in between…

Milk milk go away, don’t come back another day!

Ok for those of you that may be very judgemental maybe this is not a post for you to be reading because I feel like I’ll get a lot of hate mail after this but basically over the past six months there have been times I’ve wished that maybe my milk will run out soon…

Happy Birthday Katarina ๐ŸŒŸ Aka le Godmother

To my beautiful “baby” sister and Olives Godmother, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Gosh 24 already, I feel like you and Olive are competing at who can grow up the fastest!! Same question as yesterday, how did we get here?! Such a beautiful, smart, kind, caring, helpful, lovely, selfless & all round amazing human being you have grown…

She got it from her Daddy ๐Ÿ˜

I did write on Insta and i’d like to say it again, my man & O’s daddy looks so good in a skirt!! Well…Wayne just generally looks good but hey ๐Ÿ˜ย Mama O got lucky! (Scotland, I know its a Kilt- Just a different culture and I love it)

Happy 6 Months O

6 MONTHS OLD. MY BABY IS 6 MONTHS OLD!!!!! Half a freaking year! How did we even get here?! It was not long once Wayne and I started dating that we learned we were pregnant. Unplanned and without plans we were confounded. Our whole lives changed in the blink of an eyeโ€ฆwell a slow progressive…