Parenting

Yummy Mummy Group Therapy

Yummy Mummy Group Therapy How my new mummy friends became friends for life After the birth of my first baby, the midwife handed me a list of postnatal groups in the area. This was 1 week...

The count to 5 rule!

The count to 5 rule. This morning, as I was walking my daughter into school I heard a familiar phrase in a familiar tone of voice. A phrase often used by myself. "I'm going to...

Baby Led Weaning vs Traditional Weaning

Baby Led Weaning vs Traditional Weaning Why pick just one method? So what are both methods? Traditional weaning - this involves making purees for mealtimes. Starting with a smooth consistency and gradually building up in textures and...
The expectations of being a new parent: The truth

Great expectations of being a new parent: The truth

Great expectations of being a new parent: The truth If anyone asks me 'what is it like to be a parent?', many answers come to mind. But if I had to sum it up in...

Giovanna Fletcher – I need my children to sleep!

Children and sleep! Oh how I wish my baby would sleep, even just for a few hours. How often do you say or think this?My 4 year old thankfully is a great sleeper, my 8 month on...

A bittersweet car journey

A Bittersweet Car JourneyToday we (Myself and my two children) went to Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire. What a beautiful place it is. It did help that the sun was shining. However I think even in slightly...

School holiday pressure

School holiday pressure  It's nearing the end of the school holidays and my little baby girl is about to start school this September. Previously she was at preschool 3 days a week. At present I’m on maternity...

Why did I find breastfeeding in public such an ordeal?

Why did I find breastfeeding in public such an ordeal? I’m a mum of two, one 4 years old and one nearly 7 months old. My two breastfeeding experiences couldn’t be any different. First time...

My Little Girl Starts Big School

My Little Girl Starts Big School I'm reviving an old post here as the school year is coming to a close I thought it would be nice to share my feelings from just under a...

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