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More than just mummy.

More than just mummy.

Hello. My name is Francesca Alice Irving. Also known as Francesca, Fran, Frankie, Franno, and 4672 times a day, Mummy. You may as well just call me ‘Mummy’ though, because to be honest, that’s all I am, right? When I found out I was pregnant, I was 23 years old. I had...
12 Months

12 Months

It has been so long since I have updated this blog, but seeing it is 4:30pm and I have 13 things left on my to do list and a million more things not even written down, what better time to take a break and update the blog. I’m trying to think back to what Luna...

Luna’s Baptism

On 30th April 2017, we had little Luna Bear baptised. I’d been going to the church in Chepstow for quite a few months. I don’t really know why – catholic guilt I suppose. I planned to get her baptised when she was about three months old but it just...
A Week Back At Work

A Week Back At Work

I’ve successfully completed my first week back at work as a part time working mummy. I do miss the bubble of maternity leave; waking up late (yes, Luna loves lie ins too), dragging myself and the baby downstairs only to cuddle back up on the sofa with This...
Back To Work

Back To Work

Argh! It’s my last day of maternity leave. The last six months have been the absolute best six months of my life, as well as the most tiring and challenging. I have learnt more than I ever have in twenty-five years and have taken care of a baby from birth to...