Motherhood

Breast Feeding For The Last Time – A Letter To My Son

Time To Marie Kondo My Body This morning I cut you off from the bar, kid. I didn’t know last night that I was going to get up and make this decision. I didn’t know when I woke up to your coos in the other room, or as I stumbled on your daddy’s slippers as …

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Why I Have No Shame Putting My Baby In Front Of The Television

…While I Get Sh*t Done The first time I realized that Jaxon is particularly familiar with television was during his first trip to the doctors for his vaccinations. We were in the waiting room and I looked down at him in the capsule to find him cranking his neck to watch the TV on the …

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Baby’s First Year Time Capsule

As I watch my child grow I cant’t help but think that this fleeting childhood before my eyes is but a moment in time. Disclaimer: Some links provided in this blog are affiliate links. I may be paid a small commission if you use these links to make a purchase (at no cost to you). …

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My Natural Birth Story

It has taken me a few months (seven) to digest my experience of childbirth. Now that my body is starting to function properly and I can feel myself getting stronger I think it is time to tell my story. That being said, do not expect to read a harrowing story about complications and miracles. In …

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Baby Take Over Days

Have you ever experienced a day where your baby just, takes over?? Being a mum blogger is one of those jobs where you really need to be disciplined to factor in time to write, promote and grow your business. That all goes out the window when your baby decides he is going through a leap …

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How to Introduce Baby to your Cat Fur-babies

One of the questions we get a lot is about how our two cats responded to Jaxon when we brought him home. Indigo we have had since she was 2 months old as a rescue kitten. We suspect that she is a German Nebelung (long hair breed). She was our first baby and has been …

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Why We Need to Stop Shaming Mothers Who Formula Feed

I recently posted a question to a Facebook mum’s group about introducing formula to my breastfed baby. The question was about reflux and quantity not about the choice to do so. I got met with some pretty harsh criticism from ‘breast-is-best’ advocates and it got me thinking. For me it is a choice to wean …

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Product Review – Bubba Mat by Soft Mats

I first came across the Bubba Mat by Soft Mats at the local library. I had taken Jax to ‘Baby Bounce’ – a story/play time for infants and toddlers run by the library for mums and bubs. After the story and song time we hung around to mingle with a few mums and that’s when …

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Change Table Hack

Our son Jaxon has measured big from around our 20 week scan haha Well maybe not that early but he did hit the 75th percentile for length at 66cm at just 4 months old! He has always been a very active baby and absolutely loves to kick his legs like nobody’s business. Including when he …

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Healing a Cystocele

Have you just been diagnosed with a cystocele? Do you think you may have one or are you looking for ways to heal one? This post may help you. I have recently been successful if making a full recovery from this horrid experience myself and wanted to share how I did this. It’s something that …

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