A friend recently asked me for advice regarding going down the reusable nappy route. I had an overwhelming amount of information that I wanted to share, so in an attempt to keep her above the surface, and provide lots of other mummas with some (hopefully) useful information, here’s my reusable nappy 101. Before I begin, … Lire la suite Reusable nappies: what you need to know
February 2nd-9th is Children’s Mental Health week, with this year’s theme being ‘find your brave’. I did a bit of internet-delving to find some ways that we can start to support our children’s mental health when we’ve got a sprog as young as Thalia – who will be 2 in 16 days!!! And I wanted … Lire la suite Children’s Mental Health Week
I’m not talking about a jokey little nibble on the ear, I’m talking about the very real urge to bite a chunk out of that delicious bottom. I was reading about this topic on another mummy blog a little while ago and felt an immediate sense of relief that it’s a real thing for people … Lire la suite Why we want to eat our babies
Earlier in the week, I was happily (sort of) working out at the gym when I looked down to see that I had a milk stain on my sports bra. … Lire la suite The benefits of prolonged breastfeeding
Writing about Thalia’s birth is something that I’ve wanted to do for some time, both as a way of documenting it and to (hopefully) come to terms a little more with the fact that it didn’t go how I wanted it to. In any way. And I think I can say that it has worked, … Lire la suite Thalia’s birth story
It’s Earth Day! In appreciation of our beautiful planet, here are 9 easy ways to become eco-friendly and reduce your baby’s carbon footprint. Leave a comment including your best plastic free tip and I’ll add my favourite as number 10! Plastic Free Bottles and Cups Hearing ‘glass’ and ‘baby’ in the same sentence may be … Lire la suite 10 Easy Steps To Becoming a Plastic-Free Parent!
Heading somewhere hot when your little one will have their next birthday?! Having spent Thalia’s first birthday out in Thailand, I’ve compiled a party checklist with some tips that would have helped us move through the planning process just a little easier! Location A birthday party on holiday can mean only one of two things, … Lire la suite How to plan a beautiful birthday party on holiday – and not have a breakdown!
The ‘n’ word has become a bit of a house guest within our four walls. This is a progression from 8 month old Thalia whose only method of communication was shaking her head to my melodious chanting of ‘no nooo noooo’ – often sung completely out of context, I just thought that her little snake … Lire la suite The ‘n’ word
From the outside, it might seem that us stay-at-home mums have an abundance of free time to lounge around the house and do yoga, especially when you’ve got a little one who is still taking regular naps. But as delightful as it is to be a stay-at-home mum, this could not be further from the … Lire la suite Yoga for the stay-at-home mum
Thalia’s first birthday is coming up (IN ONE WEEK? WHAT?!), which was originally when I decided that I would stop breastfeeding her. That was until our paediatrician totally freaked out when we said that we were raising her as a vegetarian (with a cow’s milk intolerance, god forbid…), assured me that she would become anaemic, and … Lire la suite Our breastfeeding journey continues