I often get scoffs and quiet envy when I tell people that I had Jaxon sleeping 8hrs a night by the tender age of 4 weeks. And I totally get why. The weeks that he has his leaps are hell on earth and I couldn’t imagine the poor sleep-deprived parents who live THAT as their normal.Read More
Overall, I am really glad that I went to mothers group. I learnt a heap of really valuable information that has helped me with really important aspects of raising a baby. Sleep, CPR and food is a basic outline but there were so many other topics covered as each mum asked questions about different things that they were experiencing with their babies that week, us included.Read More
If you are about to have a baby or recently welcomed a newborn into your world you will likely have thought long and hard about breastfeeding.
Although it is not all skin to skin bonding and staring out the window smiling at the sunset!
If you are pregnant right now you have probably spent the last few weeks/months surfing Pinterest and Instagram looking at all the wonderful ways you can prepare for your new arrival. I really wish I would have stumbled upon a list like this when I was preparing Jaxon’s nursery. Unfortunately, I didn’t and I own most of the items in the latter list. And I can tell you, I really wish I didn’t bother!
Just remember that not everything in baby stores is there to help mamas. A lot of it is purely there to spend your money!
I had an experience today that as a new mum has shaken me to my core.
…I felt like I had completely failed to protect my son.
Using a little token from every piece of advice I have been given, I have tried almost everything to get my bubs to sleep when I want him to and where I want him to. And I can happily say I have achieved the elusive 8 hour sleep and during the night at that!
I am here to tell you that it can be done! I have done it and I am here to show you how you can to.
Before going on maternity leave the prospect of being a stay at home mum was a light at the end of my tunnel. I had used having a baby as my end goal for several years of slugging it in the corporate world.Then a few weeks of ‘new baby’ visitors passed and the loneliness creeped in.Read More
here are lists galore about what you need BEFORE baby is born but what about AFTER baby is born?What do you need to stock up on before baby is born that will get you through the first few weeks, when leaving the house may not be an option?Below is my top 10 items I could not live without in the first 6 weeks with Jaxon.Read More
The most daunting feeling of all is that when you are driving away from your baby and your husband is sitting next to you.Read More
It’s no secret our bodies change SO much when growing a baby. What we talk less about are the changes that happen after baby has left our bodies… and taken all the good stuff with them.Read More
During conception, pregnancy and childbirth (and beyond) there is a lot of variables added to our already hectic lives. Keeping up with deadlines while trying to track symptoms can be daunting which is why I found myself searching for apps to help me juggle my changing lifestyle. I discuss which ones I found most useful here.Read More
Are you still reeling after learning the cost of Meagan Markle’s baby shower? ($200,000!!!). Well, in case your best friend isn’t Serena Williams, then here are some tips for throwing a party worthy of your bubs to be (who may or may not be a future prince/ss).Read More
You are swollen, heavy and tired all the time, being polite is not on your radar. Yet people keep testing your patience by asking you questions that make you want to knock them out… But when you seem upset by their rudeness, they act like it must be the pregnancy hormones making you so sensitive to them calling you fat.Read More
Want to increase your milk supply but don’t have hours to slave away in the kitchen baking cookies or hand making vegan, low GI, keto muesli bars?? Yeh, me either.Read More
Do you feel like you have lost touch with your partner since baby arrived? Do you find yourself feeling guilty for resenting him? Don’t stress mumma! These feelings pop up when huge events happen in a marriage, at least they did for us. This is how we tackled communication breakdown. Alan and I had been […]Read More