Things to be Grateful for in Motherhood

Gratitude [grat-i-tyood] Noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I don’t think there are many that would say they weren’t grateful for having become a mother. I’m not sure there would be many that didn’t instinctively answer the question ‘What are you most grateful for?’ by saying…

Odette- Three Months Old

Three whole months of our beautiful baby girl. A lot has happened in this past month, not only did we have Christmas and welcome in the New Year, but we also moved house. It has taken me a while to get back on the blog, due to a lack on wifi and generally just not…

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…

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…

A Letter To My First Born

Dear Ivy, Thank you.  Thank you for the gift of motherhood. Thank you for giving me the chance to learn, for allowing me to make mistakes without judgement.  Thank you for teaching me patience and filling everyday with joy.  Thank you for forgiving me of my flaws and always seeing the best in me.  Thank…