I have been very lucky. Breastfeeding has come easily and naturally with both of my children and I’ve never experienced any issues or, thankfully, no negative comments when feeding out and about. I know there are a lot of reasons that other women may not be able to do it, why they feel they have to give up or why they feel it isn’t for them but as I have previously mentioned, I do believe that the key to changing this is via support. I really wish that more Mothers could Continue reading “What I Love About Breastfeeding”
Becoming a new Mum is an exciting time, a tiring one, often overwhelming one but definitely
tiring (ahem) exciting! It is a time when it is perfectly ok to be showered with gifts, fussed over by family and friends and collect cute baby items to gush over. There are so many must-have items but sometimes you just need those pamper gifts to make this time extra special.
The step into Motherhood is an exciting one, it’s what you’ve been waiting for, for 9 long months but what happens when the baby arrives and it’s not all warm cuddles and a cute sleeping bubba? It can be far harder than any of us imagined but as a new Mama we all just have to get on with it. However, you are NOT alone and even though you may feel all of these below, most of us are going through the exact same things. You may be able to relate to some of this… Continue reading “Don’t Stress New Mama, You’ve Got This!”
When you fall pregnant your mind immediately flicks to what the baby will need once it is born; clothes, hats, crib, nursery items, bottles, dummies, baby bath and so on. But what about your needs whilst you are carrying your baby for nine months? Putting yourself first can go straight out of the window because you are too busy looking forward to the future. Yet, here you are growing another person, your body is ever changing and you can end up experiencing symptoms you had never imagined. You need to look after yourself and you deserve to feel relaxed and pampered at times too. That’s why I have compiled this list of must-have products for every expectant Mother. Continue reading “Products That Every Expectant Mum Needs In Their Life”
I didn’t want to do a fancy list for Mother’s Day saying buy this, buy that BUT I do want to highlight some of the amazing small businesses I have come across recently and the items that I have just fallen in love with. I think it is so important to shop small and support those who are just starting out in their new venture, especially on days where the large stores dominate the market.
So here is my personal choice of fabulous gifts perfect for any Mum this Mother’s Day. Continue reading “What’s On My Mother’s Day List?”
As a pregnant woman you will excited, brimming with joy and anticipation of your new arrival and expecting everything to happen the way that you happily read about in all of your books. The books are great, there is no denying that. You can buy one for Continue reading “No one tells you about the worst times”
Don’t ask me for my age,
I think I’m still thirty-one.
Don’t ask me when I last went out,
There’s little time for Mummy fun!
Don’t ask me for the date,
I can no longer keep track. Continue reading “Poem: ‘Baby Brain’”