Before I ever decided to have a child, I knew that I would want to exclusively breastfeed. I know that this isn't easy for some, and it can be painful in the beginning, but I wanted to persevere and I got through the difficulty of latching and the painful stage. I'm not going to lie,... Continue Reading →
After giving birth I had what they call “baby blues”, I literally cried every single day for two weeks straight, and over the smallest and silliest things. I was truly an emotional wreck, I felt like I didn’t know what I was doing, and that I wasn’t being the best mum I could be. But... Continue Reading →
Baby brain, pregnancy brain, or momnesia, whatever you want to call it, it impacts many of us women who have had children. It can impact our work life and personal life, and worst of all it may affect us far beyond pregnancy....
I think I’m mother to the fussiest eater in the world. My toddler (nearly 2 years old), seems to hate the majority of what I put in front of him, particularly if it includes veg, and it’s a struggle to even get him to try anything new. The weaning process: We started weaning him a... Continue Reading →
As a mum with a young child I feel guilty about everything that is remotely selfish. Before having my son, I had a fairly busy social life, and went out for dinner and drinks with the girls, and date nights with hubby etc…on a regular basis. Now my social life is as dry as a... Continue Reading →
As a first-time mum there is a lot of pressure to be perfect, perfect home, and child that hits every milestone on time, it's simply not possible.
If you want the real truth about what birth really feels like, and the process of planning leading up to birth, then keep on reading… When I thought about the idea of giving birth for the first time it was damn right scary. I was literally going to be pushing a real life little... Continue Reading →