How do you shower with little ones?

Now, if your morning routine consists of just having to sort yourself out then this will seem like a totally alien post to you. If, however your morning consists of having to get yourself and several small people up and out of the house by a very fixed time then you may be a little […]

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Those precious moments

It’s late at night and three out of four children have been sleeping for a while. Packed lunches are done. Clothes are out for tomorrow. Dinner is prepped. The washing is done. Emails have been answered. Paperwork done. After racing around none stop, I happen to glance down to the fourth little person, who is […]

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Donating Breast Milk

Did you know you can donate your breast milk? I first became aware of this eight years ago after my daughter was born. She initially required tube feeding and although I ultimately breastfed her, I was told that I was initially not expressing enough and that she would need something else to begin with. I […]

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The most hated parental tasks

I was thinking the other day about what the worst job of parenting (so far) has been for me. There really was no contest. Hands down, the worst job so far has been the 3 times a day process of cleaning a highchair. Now with four children this has so far consumed approximately four years of my life […]

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A different approach to weaning

When I had my first baby  8.5 years ago I read and read and read about weaning. What to do; what not to do;what was good; and what was bad; which spoons I should use; and which  I shouldn’t; and if it wasn’t homemade and 100% organic it wasn’t going anywhere near my daughters’ lips. […]

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Choosing ‘mummy’ swimwear

In all honesty choosing swimwear is not something I have been at all excited about since having children. Somehow swimwear and having babies just don’t gel for me. Hopefully that won’t always be the case and maybe one day I will look half decent in a swimming costume or tankini- a skimpy bikini might be […]

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