Planning for Labour (the second time around)

I am currently 23 weeks pregnant with my second (and most probably my last) baby. My first baby girl came into this world in a pretty stressful way. I was induced on my due date with Maddison as I started to get early signs of pre eclampsia. I won’t go into all of the details... Continue Reading →

Trial of a cloth nappy by a disposable nappy Mummy

Firstly, I'd like to start by saying I'm not trying to start a debate of pros and cons of cloth nappies vs disposable nappies, I just want to share my experience. Now I would say I try to be environmentally conscious in my everyday life, I try to recycle where I can, not waste water,... Continue Reading →

Baby Breakfast Bites

We are constantly on the look out for breakfast ideas as M gets bored with toast or crumpets and won't let me spoon-feed her any type of cereal or porridge at the moment. These Breakfast Bites were a hit! We used the Rafferty's Garden recipe from the webpage (below) as a guide and made it... Continue Reading →

Our Sleep Tricks

As many of you know we have had a TERRIBLE first 12 months with sleep (or lack thereof)! I would often hear mums complain that they had a 'bad night' and I would sympathise with them, yet when they told me the details of their 'bad night' I found myself thinking 'what are you on... Continue Reading →

Baby Frittata

My little cheeky monkey is now 11 months old (I know, where did that time go!?) She is getting more and more independent by the day and this includes wanting to feed herself.  As tedious as it is dealing with the mess that results, it is fun watching her explore different textures and tastes with... Continue Reading →

My Breastfeeding Journey

I've decided to write this down because I've been hearing a few new mums recently say that they are struggling or were struggling in the beginning and I found it beneficial to read other people's stories. When I first had my baby, my milk took a very long time to come in.  I know that... Continue Reading →

Daddy-Daughter Bond

I know all families are different but in our family I'm very much the nurturer and do most of the child care and domestic duties, and my husband works Monday-Friday and does most of the home maintenance and renovations (though he does like to cook and he feeds us very well, which I love!) and... Continue Reading →

Everything is new

One of my favourite things about being a mum is getting to experience the world through her eyes. Everything is new.  I find myself saying to my husband a lot, this is the first time she's been to the beach, this is the first time she's tried a pickle, this is the first time she's... Continue Reading →

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