Post feeding boobs – A Bra Roadtest

It’s been eight months since I gave birth, and eight months that I’ve been carrying the additional 12kgs worth of delicious pastries and chocolate...

Child care – your options

I took my son for his first day at a proper child care centre last week, with my knees shaking as I walked. While...

9 month old finger foods & highchair love

Sponsored Post - Keter Multi-Dine Highchair I have a child who hates spoons or being fed by anyone but his own tiny, grubby, gorgeous hands. I...

Baby Sleep Roundup – Baby Sleep Tips

When it comes to baby sleep it can seem to an enigma to the massively sleep deprived mum who is looking for a way…...

How to pump like a pro… Expressing tips and tools

Being a mum is all about multi-tasking, it’s about working smart, figuring out how much you can fit into those precious moments while your...

Five questions never to ask on a parenting forum

Now that you’re a parent you’re welcomed into the wonderful world of parenting advice. It’s a jungle(gym) out there! I’m part of a massive behemoth...

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,...