A Good Night’s Sleep

When I found out I was pregnant for the second time… after all the initial excitement, it suddenly dawned on me that a second baby meant saying good bye to sleep for even longer…Oh how I longed for ‘a good night’s sleep.’  Ivy was 15 months old when I got a positive test result and…

Odette- One Month Old

I can’t quite believe that Odette is now one month old, however I can believe that I am late in writing this update, second child and all that!  Let’s hope that’s not the story of her life- although as you read on, you will see that it doesn’t stop there!!  Over the past 5 weeks…

Christmas Traditions- Advent

When I was a child, we had an alternative advent calendar that I just loved.  It was a handmade (I think by a family member) felt Christmas tree with 24 little pockets underneath.  In each pocket there was a small plush Christmas object, like a stocking or a candy cane etc. with a small square…

#MyAquaphor Challenge

Every Winter we struggle with dry, cracked skin, and every year I struggle to find anything that helps without irritating side affects, like greasiness, strong scents etc.  This year we have taken the #MyAquaphor Challenge and so far we have been nothing but impressed.  Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm is an ointment that can literally…

10 Breastfeeding Must Haves

As long as a baby is fed, then as a mama you are doing a fantastic job.  I have no judgement towards anyone and the choices they make and I completely understand that breastfeeding just isn’t an option for some.  I know that I have been very lucky in that both Ivy and Odette have…

Going from One to Two

When you become a parent for a second time, there is always much anticipation and anxiety about how life will be transitioning from one to two- well that’s how it has been for us.  And it would certainly seem that way for many others as one of the first questions everyone nervously asks, is… How…