Mental Health

Parenting as an ambivert

Beach

So I’d imagine most of you that will read this post are already aware that a people are either introverts or extroverts. There are however, some people that don’t necessarily fall into one or the other. Those people are known as ambiverts. I see myself as an ambivert, as I …

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Why I struggle to make ‘mum friends’.

When I got pregnant, I think a small part of me assumed that I end up with this amazing circle of friends. We’d all be mums and take our kids to do stuff together, but we’d also do stuff without them. I don’t have a huge group of friends, and …

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The hardest things about being a parent.

If you read my post regarding the best things about being a parent, then you’ll know that I said I’d do a post about the less-than-great things. As I said in that post, being a parent is incredible and beautiful but it’s also hard work. So here are some of …

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The best things about being a parent.

I adore being a parent, through all of the trials and tribulations of being a mum I can hand on heart say that I love it. There are a number of reasons that I love it, and obviously I couldn’t list every single one down because we’d be here forever …

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My experience with therapy.

In my life, I’ve experienced a number of different therapies and therapists. Some good and some not so good, but I’ve always maintained that if you find the right therapist for you, then it’s extremely rewarding. My first experience with therapy was when I was in high school, I think …

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Motherhood and my identity.

In a lot of ways I was very lucky after having Grayson, I had a wonderful husband and support system. After we started combination feeding, breastfeeding was a lot easier (we still had blips obviously) and in general things were too bad. One issue I had quite early on was …

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Why you shouldn’t ask someone if they’re planning on having anymore kids, or kids in general.

“Any plans on having anymore kids?” “Oh wouldn’t Grayson be a wonderful big brother” “You’re married now, shouldn’t you think about having kids?” “You won’t be young forever, now’s the best time” I’ve had some of the these comments (as well as others) and heard a number of people receive …

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