Quitting breastfeeding

I started to reduce my feeds at 6 months when I was heading back to full time work. Mummy friends who had been through...

The most important thing you’ll need after giving birth.

Ok ladies, let’s get personal. You’ve pressed a creature the size of a watermelon out through your va-jay-jay. It was thoroughly unpleasant but so worth...

Real Mum Review – Pacapod Portland Nappy Bag

Oh my…. compartments on compartments on compartments, being a not naturally organised person, but really longing to be, I LOVE THIS BAG! I also end...

Words to popular nursery rhymes

You thought you'd always remember the words and then BOOM... you have a baby and the words to the most popular nursery rhymes fall...

Body image as a new mum

Pre baby body, pregnancy, baby weight, weight gain, weight loss, body image, post baby body, health....When asked to write a blog on body image...

New Mother expectations you need to drop – pronto!

Hey lady! You with the tiny baby! I’m going to have to ask you to put down the expectations. Place them gently on the...

New mums: find happiness, it’s okay still to be you

I'm a new mum, actually I'm 8 weeks in to it and I have read many articles that try to help you prepare and...

How to travel with a baby (without going crazy)

Holidays don’t have to end just because you’ve had kids. You can still travel the world, it just has to be a little less...

5 Handy Baby Routines from newborn to 1 year

Routine sets you free… It’s a phrase that was used frequently back in my former business life. I’m a believer that routines should be followed...

NEWBORNS AND THE ART OF MULTITASKING

Exactly 18 days ago I gave birth to Jimmy… a 4.11kg, 54cm baby bundle of chub! It was a looonngg labour. The little fella...

10 TIPS FOR SURVIVING YOUR FIRST 2 WEEKS WITH A NEWBORN

Holy hell, that was a nightmare. I’m referring to my first two weeks as a mother at home with what others refer to as my...

Lactation Cookies to help increase your breast milk supply

Another catch 22 of being a new mum, getting stressed because you feel like  you can't make enough milk to feed the tiny human...

ORGANIC RAW CACAO BLISS BALLS

A great one handed snack! So tasty! I add some protein powder for extra oomph. Keep them in the fridge and you have a nice and...

Thermomix Banana Bread

I always envy those mums that just have it together.  You know the ones that arrive on time, with a clean and calm baby,...

Unexpected stresses of a first-time mum

Ok, so we all presume when we fall pregnant that things are going to change. It's not like we anticipate that our Friday nights...

So you’re ready to go back to work?

So you’re ready to go back to work? Here is your guide to surviving the work/baby juggling act. My bub was 16 weeks old when I...

Seriously…. not another mummy blogger….

In all seriousness, I am laughing quietly to myself as I begin to type out the very first of my mum specific blogs.  I...