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…

Odette’s Birth Story

Odette is now two weeks old and a few of you have asked when I will be sharing her birth story, so without any more delay and whilst it is still very fresh in my mind, here it is… First of all, you should know that this is a very different story to Ivy’s.  Odette’s…

…and then there were four!

It’s been a while…I took a short break whilst we did something huge.  We had a baby! We were a little family of three, fumbling through life…and then suddenly there were four of us! I shouldn’t act too surprised, It’s not like I didn’t know it was going to happen.  Having documented my pregnancy on…

Hospital Bag Must Haves

A subject that always raises lots of questions with ‘soon to be mama’s’ is the bewildering hospital bag.  What is needed?  What is necessary? Which items are completely pointless? I turned to my gorgeous friend Jamie, from Mama Bear Of One, to help me, and together we have have collated our ‘Hospital Bag Must Haves’. We…

Ivy’s Birth Story (Part 2)

…Continued.  If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, you can find it here. So, we were ready to go and have my waters broken.  Only delivery suite was really busy, so we were told we would need to wait and they would take us down ASAP.  This was at 3/4 pm on Sunday 9th October. …