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My Home Water Birth Story

By Posted on 10 4 m read

My first experience of childbirth was a rather positive one. I really wanted to deliver my baby in a birthing pool. And with only one pool available for the whole of Aberdeen, I was extremely lucky to have done just that. For me, the sensation of being in water is a great way to ease …

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Maternity Outfits Haul

By Posted on 13 4 m read

I have a love hate relationship with maternity wear. I get that it is essential for the pregnant woman to be able to wear something comfortable that accommodates her growing bump. What I don’t get is why all of a sudden you go from chic in trend fashion options to frumpy bin bag dresses and flowery prints.

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30 Weeks Pregnant & My Fears of Life With Two

By Posted on 9 3 m read

Eek I cannot believe I am 30 weeks pregnant already. This time around seems to have flown by and before we know it we will be a family of four! I have not really been updating a lot about my pregnancy mostly because there hasn’t been much to report. Unlike my previous pregnancy with Gabriel, …

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Hot Like A Mother : Aberdeen Mum & Dog Grooming Entrepreneur Jacqueline Allen

#HotLikeAMother is my blog series that looks to break the barriers and expectations of Motherhood. In this series I interview and get to know some of Aberdeen’s most kick ass mums. From inspiring boss babes, to stylish fashionistas, to just damn right inspirational mothers. All in the quest to encourage mums to go …

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Hot Like A Mother – The Shop Is Launched!

By Posted on 13 2 m read

I am sooo excited to finally be able to post about a project I have been working on for sometime. Being a lover of fashion and writing a blog dedicated to modern motherhood. It only seemed natural that my next step would be to create my own little (ok tiny) collection dedicated to hot mammas. …

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Pregnancy No 2 and Hyperemesis Gravidarum

By Posted on 2 3 m read

I am sure that a few of you have noticed the unscheduled absence on my blog and social media posts of late. Though I had been talking about new exciting projects, life had other plans for me. If you follow me on Instagram you would have found out why during the Christmas period. For those …

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Things I Still Haven’t Learnt At 30

By Posted on 17 4 m read

I remember when I was little. I had just assumed that once you turned a certain age you officially became an adult. It was like a switch. Turn 21 and the knowledge of the world was bestowed to you and you would then be a reliable self sufficient human being. However as I got older …

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#HotLikeAMother : Meet Aberdeen Mums Turning Fashion Into Business

#HotLikeAMother is the new blog series created by Confidently Kylie that looks to break the barriers and expectations of Motherhood. Too often we hear that when you become a mother you must conform and sacrifice who you are and become the perfect picture of a frumpy, …

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How To Wear Leopard Print Without Looking Tacky

Most of you have probably seen that leopard print is all the rage right now. It is the hit trend of autumn and everyone seems to be wearing it. I remember when it started to resurface in the fashion world a few years ago.   Either you looked extremely high fashion, like someone out of a magazine. Or you looked tacky

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My Top Things To Do & See In Berlin

By Posted on 18 4 m read

Since having my little boy over 2 years ago, I thought that adult trips away were a thing of the past. But when my brother announced that he was planning a trip to Germany and that I should join him. I could not resist. As many of you probably already know, my whole family live …

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Why It Is Ok To Have A Bad Day

I am an avid believer that we, if we believe it, can achieve anything we put our minds too. I believe that through hard work and organisation we can achieve the work life balance we all crave. That we can achieve our goals all while being a good role model and parent to our children. …

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