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one month old

Harry, you’re one month old!

Oh Harry, what a sweetheart you are! It seems like the past four weeks have flown by on the one hand, but on the other hand I can’t imagine our little family without you in it. I’ve decided to…

prepare for labour

How you should REALLY prepare for labour and having a newborn

From packing your hospital bag to researching Bugaboos (Buga who??), there’s so much advice out there about how to prepare for labour and becoming a mum. It can all get a little overwhelming. It seems like there’s just so much…

I was never maternal before I met you

I always imagined that I would one day have children. Two in fact. And a husband, a good career and a nice house. Of course I also wanted to be the next global pop sensation…But deep down I knew that…

the correct way to breastfeed

The correct way to breastfeed…

In the two plus years that I’ve been blogging about parenting, I’ve never actually voiced my stance on the topic of breastfeeding. I’ve always felt that it’s one of those topics that everyone has an opinion on (even those…

baby feeding issues in babies

Baby Feeding issues – know that you’re not alone

Advertorial feature As Taylor is now two, I’ve been thinking back to the new born days which really do seem like a lifetime ago. I’ve made no secret of the fact that I found those days challenging and, if…

The pros and cons of having a family dog

The pros and cons of having a family dog

When we first brought our puppy cocker spaniel home in 2012, he was eight weeks old. We named him Max and we were so excited to have a new addition to our home, which was then only occupied by…

what to buy for a baby shower

So your best friend is having a baby? I feel for you…

It’s finally happened. The moment you never thought would actually come – your best friend tells you that she’s having a baby. Obviously you are delighted for her… But in the back of your mind you’re also a tad gutted…

A letter to my eight-month-old daughter

I know I keep saying it, but I can’t believe how fast this year is going and how quickly you’ve become your own little person. It seems like an age ago since we first brought you home from the…

home birth review

Is a home birth right for you?

During my pregnancy my midwife seemed to talk a lot about the option of having a home birth – obviously she had been privy to many and seemed a big advocate. But with it being my first experience of…