Breastfeeding can be tough. It can be daunting. It can be magical and rewarding. It can be a breeze. It can be painful and most often new mums will go into it with expectations that it will all come naturally. Sometimes that’s the case and sometimes not. The journey into breastfeeding is different for everyone.
There’s so much advice out there how do you know what to listen to? There’s so much to feel guilty about, isn’t there? What you really want to know is what will help your baby grow strong and healthy while keeping your sanity. You want to know how to make things easier so you have the energy to enjoy time… View Post
Parental staring is a fine art of communication ☺️The level of eyebrow movement is also key to communicating with stares…. From ‘the evils’ to ‘I’m so proud of you’s’, parental staring is valuable ability… How many of these have you perfected?
The pregnancy limbo that miscarriage leaves. Miscarriage shatters an antenatal bubble that you once lived in which you never knew was there. It takes away a naivety that you once had that pregnancy would be plain sailing and a comfortable bed of roses and replaces it with a hesitation to be overjoyed. It gives you a fear, not of the… View Post
What do mothers really want for Mother’s Day? The most simplistic things are the most often asked for. From taking a shower without a small person on the sidelines looking in to just receiving some acknowledgement for the role she plays. Mothers really don’t want a lot…
We’re both parents. This is not a list to say that dads should be doing more, not at all… This list shows the normality of parenting with both a mum and a dad working together, applying teamwork and being parents. It’s not for everyone but it works for us. This is a personal list showing how things work in our… View Post
‘I DID TIDY UP’… that’s what I find myself saying ALL THE TIME. And it’s true, my days seems to be on a loop of putting the house back together only for it to descend back into complete chaos again in the blink of an eye and then the process starts all over again. I spend my days with mixed… View Post