Freya’s 1st Birthday Party

I’ve been quiet on the old blog for the last 6 days and that’s because we celebrated Freya turning 1 and surviving 365 days as parents. We held a party for her on Sunday 16th September, 3 days before her actual birthday and on the day itself we took her to Sealife in Scarborough for a day out which she loved.

Now we are over 1 week after the party date, I thought id indulge in a bit of party spam and share a bit more about the day itself.

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Maternity Leave: 5 months in

I mentioned in a previous post that I’ve finally got my blogging mojo back and am trying to stay on top of writing up posts now. Unfortunately I now have a teething 5 month old to contend with so blogging is purely done when she’s in bed as mum life takes priority.

I love sharing new mama life with you and thought I’d share what my first 5 months of maternity leave has consisted of.

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Cleaning hahaha this is laughable in the first 10 weeks or so. I literally stressed my head off thinking about the cleanliness of my house and frantically running round at the weekend when Bob was at home to get it done. Eventually I remembered what everyone kept telling me; the cleaning would still be there and I needed to enjoy my time with Freya. I can confirm my house is generally pretty clean nowadays as I’ve got into a decent routine but it was extremely difficult.

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