There are a number of products/ items that I would have struggled to live without in my first weeks adjusting to mum life. The list is never-ending with too many to mention in this post. Some items, if not all, quite frankly saved me from hitting an early mid-life crisis. Every new mum’s experience is… Continue reading My top 5 couldn’t live without…
Meconium. Meh coh nee yum. The word itself I think sounds like a type of metal, or possibly a new form of plant. But in reality, it’s far worse. It’s that black, gooey, super viscous substance that leaks out from our teeny, tiny new-born. This is Scene 1 of the horror story that is nappy… Continue reading How to survive a dirty nappy.
Coming out of hospital 3 days after giving birth was physically draining to say the least. Watching other mums being discharged before me was probably the hardest thing… and, of course, saying bye to Hubby each night as he went home to our bed. I was stuck in this unfamiliar place, in a ward with… Continue reading Going with my flow. The milk donation edition.
Hi Mums, If you’re like me, and 9 weeks in to Maternity leave you are noticing the purse strings tightening, then hopefully I can be of some assistance. Today I discovered a recipe (i have adapted it slightly) which can be used as a low cost alternative to the typical nappy rash prevention creams we… Continue reading Recipe for Nappy Balm
Hi Guys, I discovered this poem on Pinterest earlier and although I can't seem to find the writer to credit, I thought I would share it with you. It's beautiful, poignant and makes you think about the little things we should cherish with our little ones... “I won’t always cry, Mummy, When you leave the… Continue reading A Poem for Parents
Hooray! Harris is 8 weeks old! We have a fully functioning baby! By that, I mean one who sleeps occasionally, poops and vomits around the clock and, from just quite recently, has blessed us with a smile or two. More importantly though, we have managed to keep him living and breathing for 8 whole weeks!… Continue reading The Dummy Debate