My Birth Story

They started at 6.30am on the Friday. I usually wake-up this early, so early that it’s pitch black outside and I know I could be getting more sleep. This morning however it was late enough to start reading the news on my phone and wait for the light to slowly creep...
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Back to Work After Christmas

I took two weeks off from work over the Christmas period as I had a bunch of holiday to use up. At first it seemed like a great idea as I smugly bid an early goodbye to my colleagues. I'd spend the whole time off creating special moments with my small person - you...
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What Not to Do on a Christmas Road Trip

Over the next couple of days, families all across the country will be packing up the car with wrapped goodies and excited children and heading off to their chosen Christmas Day destinations. This may be with other family members or it could be at a hotel or resort...
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Hello! I’m Vicki, a working mum from Brighton in the UK. I am married to a wonderful man and we have a little girl who is 2 years old and since I went back to work when she was just 9 months old, I have been wanted to write about our day to day life because it’s hard, yet amazing, but HARD yet very, very awesome – plus I used to write a travel blog but we don’t get much of that action anymore so need to brain dump my musings somewhere! Please do comment on the posts and tell me about your own experiences, follow me on Instagram and tell me about YOU. Love from the seaside x

My Birth Story

They started at 6.30am on the Friday. I usually wake-up this early, so early that it’s pitch black outside and I know I could be getting more sleep. This morning however it was late enough to start reading the news on my phone and wait for the light to slowly creep...

Back to Work After Christmas

I took two weeks off from work over the Christmas period as I had a bunch of holiday to use up. At first it seemed like a great idea as I smugly bid an early goodbye to my colleagues. I'd spend the whole time off creating special moments with my small person - you...

What Not to Do on a Christmas Road Trip

Over the next couple of days, families all across the country will be packing up the car with wrapped goodies and excited children and heading off to their chosen Christmas Day destinations. This may be with other family members or it could be at a hotel or resort...

The 5 Funniest Reasons for Toddler Tempter Tantrums

This year we have been privileged as parents to experience some of the most stunning toddler temper tantrums. As our little precious started to make sense of her world that little bit more, she also started to discover what she DIDN'T want. In those situations, it is...

How to Start Your Maternity Leave in Style

Around two years ago, I waddled slowly out of the local pub where myself and colleagues were having a goodbye drink, hailed a black taxi cab and went home to start my maternity leave. It was one of the most joyous feelings ever despite each step feeling like I have a...

Our Weekend in Hospital

Serious post alert: This past weekend, on the Friday night, it was hubby's birthday and we stayed up last drinking G&Ts and eating takeaway pizza. What a time to be alive! Little One had already had quite a bad day despite visits from her granny and had been...