My Struggle As A Working Mum: Abracadabra! Make Mummy Stay Here!

“Abracadabra! Make mummy stay here!” The words Lily said with passion as I got ready for work on Tuesday. Seriously, talk about pulling on my heart strings. I so wish I could have made it come true for her as well. I don’t want to have to go off to work, aside from the fact I really don’t enjoy my job, I don’t ever want to leave Lily. My maternity leave was the best time of my life so far. Day after day spent with my beautiful baby girl, walks down the harbour where we lived, days out with friends […]

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Breastfeeding and the Working Mum

When I was pregnant with Lily I thought I would probably be breastfeeding her for the first 6 months before switching to formula. Especially after a shakey start I was unsure whether I would even last that long. It took me a while to help Lily get the latch right, and once I had my nipples were so sore I felt like crying every time Lily fed. I also came down with mastitis 4x in the first 3 months. The first time we had to call an ambulance and I was admitted back to hospital for four days as it […]

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