​Carotenemia: My Baby Is Turning Orange!


A few months ago I noticed that Madeleine’s nose was looking a bit yellow/orange and the maternal health nurse asked whether she loved eating carrots or sweet potato. Yep, she definitely did and her skin had turned yellow orange from it, she had ‘carotenemia’. The term makes it sounds alot more serious than it actually is. In fact, it is totally harmless! Continue reading “​Carotenemia: My Baby Is Turning Orange!”

End of Maternity Leave Anxiety


My one year maternity leave is coming to an end and I am headed back to work next week. I am getting anxious and nervous. It’s not because I don’t want to go back. I love my job and I am excited about being able to interact with adults again. I am suffering from separation anxiety and wonder how it’ll affect my relationship with my daughter. Continue reading “End of Maternity Leave Anxiety”

Life Is Passing By Too Quick

This post is a little off track my usual mother/baby related topic. But, today my mum was sent in for a scan because they found a tumour in her breast (note: I was granted permission to mention this on my blog). My dad was recently diagnosed with Lung Cancer, and only the worse thoughts have flooded my mind. I’m worried that I’m running out of time to spend with them and that they won’t be around to see my kids grow up. Continue reading “Life Is Passing By Too Quick”

When Does It Ever Get Easier? How To Stay Sane


I’m sorry, this is going to be one of my rants. Many people who don’t know me would probably say get over it, at least you have a baby and you should be grateful. I am grateful and I appreciate every moment as a mother. But sometimes I feel I’m drowning and it’s not getting any easier. Continue reading “When Does It Ever Get Easier? How To Stay Sane”