Forgetting your ‘mum’ filter

Forgetting your ‘mum’ filter

Ever been out in public and done something a little cringe worthy you wished you hadn’t? There are plenty of times I wish I’d saved my indiscretions for behind closed doors. Like the time I dropped the f-bomb at the park in front of my little ones while they fought...
Why I broke up with Instagram

Why I broke up with Instagram

It was a little over six years ago when my relationship with social media changed.  Sitting on the couch, trying to breastfeed my newborn, surrounded by mounds of washing, I decided to take a sneaky Instagram break.  In the search for a new nipple shield I...
Phoenix rising

Phoenix rising

After a massive two years I feel the time has come to finally exhale and return to my first true love (other than my family of course), my writing. So, a big hello to anyone who is reading this. It feels good to be back.  So where have I been exactly? The past 24...
Let the journey begin

Let the journey begin

Hi ladies, welcome to Embracing Motherhood. The idea behind this blog is to share my journey of motherhood and to also tap into my husband’s medical knowledge on women’s health. My hubby’s name is David Addenbrooke and he is an obstetrician. He has been delivering...
Taming my wildings

Taming my wildings

The moment when you realise you’re the parent of wildlings is like tripping over and landing in a steaming pile of sh!t. It takes you by surprise, feels a little hot and gross, and leaves you embarrassed and wishing you crawl into a hole. That’s what it felt like for...