All posts filed under: Yummy Mummy

All I want is here in my arms

It’s funny how you think that with the second child, you’d have it all figured out, only because you’ve been there and done it before. Meehhh. How wrong can you go? Again, new motherhood proves to be full of surprises and my value system has taken another kick in the backside, forcing it to gently […]

Waving not drowning

Hello. It’s me. I am still here. Albeit a bit quieter than I used to be. Motherhood 2.0 has turned out to be an application with a few hiccups. Petite Pea has silent reflux combined with milk protein intolerance. She went 11 weeks without a diagnosis. I.e. I went more than 11 weeks without sleep. […]

Three in a bed

Idyllic morning scenery, isn’t it? But before you get the wrong idea – I have been up every 90 minutes, trying to calm a crying baby with reflux and, as it seems, who is intolerant to milk protein. So apart from not sleeping, I am now also on an incredibly boring diet. And since my […]

The potatoe chips incident

This is how sleep deprived I really am: The other night around 4am chez Met Mum. Sudden noises. Commotion. Someone switches on the bedside lamp. I blink. The husband passes me something heavy. I blink again. A heavy bag of potatoes. What did he just say? Me: ‘Potato chips? You want me to make potato […]

Here’s to all the single parents

My husband is away for the weekend. Both kids have been bathed, fed and tucked into bed by seven o’clock last night. This morning we all had breakfast, I had a shower (wahey!) and a load of laundry is now rumbling in the washing machine. And here I am, feeling smug like Superwoman (and also […]