Shared Parental Leave | The End

I can’t quite believe it but our shared parental leave adventure has now come to an end. This morning my husband returned to work after seven weeks of shared parental leave {SPL}. To say the house is empty is an understatement. It was all very odd when the alarm went…

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Life With Bump | The Six Month Update

As I type this, Bump is closer to his first birthday than his date of birth. How on earth did that happen? It is true that pregnancy seems to drag but once they arrive, time just flies by.  Anyway shall we get on with the six month instalment of Life…

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Shared Parental Leave | The Journey So Far

We have now passed the half way mark of our shared parental leave {“SPL’} journey. It therefore feels only right that I  provide you all with an update on how shared parental has been so far. I have also asked my husband, W, to post his thoughts as well. If…

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Shared Parental Leave | Did you see us on the TV?

Wow yesterday was a crazy day for Birth of a Mummy. As many of you are probably aware, shared parental leave hit the headlines as the Government decided to launch a new shared parental leave campaign, known as “share the joy”. I was shocked, as I think many of you were…

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A Weekend Away | Madrid, Spain

With W’s shared parental leave being in full swing, it seemed silly to not take advantage by heading away for a couple of days. Regular readers will know that I am a teacher. As such our holidays are constrained by school holidays. So this was a great opportunity to get…

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Life With Bump | The Five Month Update

With W’s shared parental leave starting {read all about it here}, I haven’t had time to post the Life with Bump five month update. I have finally now found some time, especially as W is around and can look after Bump whilst I do more blogging and instagramming, so here…

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Shared Parental Leave | Daddy’s Opinion

When Penny asked if I would like to write a “guest post” about Shared Parental Leave, I won’t lie I was a little apprehensive. In fact, I probably looked as happy as Bump does in the picture above! Blogging is not my forte and talking about my personal experiences certainly isn’t something…

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