This week is World Breastfeeding Week and even though I have seen plenty of amazing articles from bloggers who have shared their stories, offered advice and support and, as always, have shown this stage of Motherhood in its true light I have still been left infuriated by the usual debates, arguments and ignorance that have cropped up all over social media. The worst for me has to be the fact that at the start of the week I kept seeing an article asking if we should be calling it world feeding week? Continue reading “Breastfeeding- Why All The Controversy?”
Theses days there are so many different methods used to raise a child. We have those parents who work, the stay at home Mum/Dad, the attachment parents, the ones who love to do their crafts, the parents who bake, the hands-on parents, the sporty family, the naughty step parents, the strict parents, the on Continue reading “Parenting Ways: The Choice is Yours”
I don’t know about the rest of you but since becoming a Mother I have somewhat felt that I have lost my identity. I have been slowly drowning in baby paraphernalia, baby feeding, caring, nappy changes, weaning, teething, baby sick and feeling exhausted. It’s probably easily done in the first year but I am 2 1/2 years on and my days have been spent wearing the same jeans several times a week, grabbing the first top I see in my wardrobe and not noticing how worn out most of my clothes actually look. Continue reading “Dressing For a New You”
I have had a bad relationship with my skin since I was about 10 years old. It began with a few blackheads appearing on my nose and led to greasy skin, large pores and huge, red, painful spots. Cue years of teen angst, feeling self-conscious Continue reading “Review: Tropic Skincare”
When you become pregnant you may buy a few books and try and read up on what will happen; you may naively think that a baby is simply ‘textbook'(yep I am sure many of us have been there!) The baby then comes along and as you are trying to find your feet, cope with the sleepless nights and learn what your new little person needs, you will also be dealing with all those other bits of ‘advice’ being fired at you. Continue reading “Only You Know Your Baby Best”
So, channel five air one of the best-animated films – def my fave as a kid – and today it is headline news as parents have actually complained that it was too violent to be shown at Easter. How dare they show poor little bunnies getting hurt and killed; Easter is all about the Easter Bunny don’t you know? Not at all about a man being executed by being nailed to a cross!!
My main question is Continue reading “Bunny Violence?!”
So, you have probably all heard the news in the last week about how we shouldn’t be kissing our children on the lips because one Psychologist says it is an erogenous zone and is too sexual… yep, just breathe!
WOW! Is what I thought when I read that. Continue reading “Why Deny Love?”