The things no one tells you when you are trying for a baby: Is it really the fun part or a labour of love?

Before children you are solely responsible for yourself. It’s just you yourself and well… sleep. What happens next is your own story to tell, but mine included Mike and his dreamy eyes, and what felt like a biological urgency to pro create before I was ‘too old’. ‘Too old’ in a concept lost on me…

Fathers day gift guide

The modern dad is pretty special right? I have a pretty decent other half, who without his help I am pretty sure I would be bald through stress and look far older than I actually do due to sleep deprivation. So when it comes to Fathers day, we usually get him something pretty special. It…

Baby Bjorn: The one!

It’s no secret I am an advocate for baby wearing. Keeping your baby close during the first 6 months of their life is essential in developing that secure attachment and bond that will ensure your child feels loved and safe. Carrying Florence was my saviour, she had colic for 3 and a half months, which…

Do we really need mummy bloggers?

When I started blogging, I didn’t know what to expect. Sharing my life (our lives) online was a difficult decision that I didn’t make with haste. It took me a while, I dreaded that I would be called out as a bad mum or that I wasn’t good enough to be a blogger. But… I…

Threenager: Do you have one?

Before having children, I would laugh at the parents who had made up their own language to describe certain things about children. Threenager was one of them. Who would describe a lovely little 3 year old as being as emotionally challenging as a teenager? Not me, nooooo. Never. They are surely just cute little people…