Night feeding: A survival guide

night feeds

Night feeds are often one of the things new parents struggle with the most. I’ve heard some parents say that they share these with their partner, but the bulk of these often fall to mummies, especially if you are breastfeeding. I did all the night feeds with all four children. At ten months my youngest […]

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Breastfeeding with Gnashers

breastfeeding with teeth

Breastfeeding doesn’t come naturally to everyone and it can be hard work sometimes, especially in the early days. So what about when you also have to contend with teeth? Now the average age that teeth start to appear is around six months, but we don’t all fit into the ‘average’ category now do we? Even […]

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One day…

One day I will have a tidy house. One day I will sleep for 8 uninterrupted hours per night. One day I will be able to shop on my own at my leisure. One day I will be able to go to the toilet on my own. One day I will not have to pick food up […]

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The reality of the post-pregnancy body

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I’ve written before about the reality of a postnatal body and how I’ve always been trapped between two thought processes. On the one hand thinking my postnatal body was amazing, having housed, grown, pushed out and fed four babies; and on the other hand thinking it was this huge disgusting fat suit that I wanted […]

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Pre and post-motherhood: the differences

buying for baby

Memory Pre-Motherhood: I could walk from one room to another and know exactly why I was there. I put things where they belonged and I made complete sentences. My brain cells worked as a team. Memory Post-Motherhood: I walk into a room with a purpose and immediately forget what it is upon arrival. I put […]

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