How things change…

Before you have children, your life is awash with fulfilling great expectations. Far-flung trips, promotion at work and designer shoes or handbags and a nice lip gloss or posh face cream all tick the happiness box. Post-reproduction, we mums get our kicks from the small things in life…such as: Someone, anyone, cooks you dinner. Even if […]

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An open letter to my children: part one

Dear Children, You will never know…. the elation I felt when I discovered I was pregnant with each one of you the combination of excitement and anxiety I felt during each of my pregnancies the amazing sensation of having you wiggle about inside my tummy the combination of impatience, fear and joy I felt as each pregnancy […]

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Breastfeeding Rates

I constantly see and hear things about breastfeeding rates in the UK being low. There are continuous campaigns to encourage mums to breastfeed their babies, highlighting all the benefits over bottle feeding. Often this is rammed down mothers throats and those that choose not to breastfeed or are unable to are made to feel inadequate. […]

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