Reviewing the Red Kite Push Me Cube

So a disclaimer to start with. When I was looking to buy this pram I already owned a pram. I’d read loads of reviews and bought a Baby Sportiv travel system, which according to customer feedback was compact when folded.

It was not.Read More »

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Things I’ve found hard as a new mum 

OK, time for some real talk. Yes, being a mum is an amazing experience. The love I have for my son is like nothing I could have ever imagined and my heart sometimes feels like it’s about to explode with joy.
But being a new mum is bloody hard too.

So I thought I’d write down the things I’ve found most difficult – because reading other people struggling with these things really reassured me that I wasn’t alone!Read More »

Trying to look human in a hurry

In the last couple of weeks I’ve been asked twice if I’m feeling OK, because I’m looking ‘a bit tired’. I wouldn’t mind, but on those occasions I’ve actually been feeling better than I have for a long time! It’s just on these occasions I haven’t been wearing makeup… way to make a new mother feel good about herself(!).

So I’ve had to figure out a daily make up routine I can do quickly (babies don’t tend to give you the luxury of more than 3 minutes in front of a mirror), and one that isn’t too expensive to maintain (mat leave doesn’t pay much).Read More »

We were on a break

Welcome to Old Marketer, New Mother – the musings of a 31 year old, new mum from Bristol.

I’m temporarily on a break from a career in marketing, but while you can take a girl out of marketing, you can’t take the marketing out of the girl! So this blog was born. A hobby for Maternity Leave so I can keep using my brain, and not forget how to type on a laptop.