The Unwritten Mummy Commandments

So these are not written down as such but we all know and understand them…don’t we? I can’t decide… Thou shalt get thy child to share If you get a really polite pair of mums, you can end up with toddlers passing a toy between them potentially indefinitely. It’s a crucial element of the rules […]

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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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Using a soother effectively

How many of you use a soother or dummy with your little ones?I have to say I am not a huge fan of them, especially when I see much older children with them and children who are trying to talk with them in their mouths.However, as a mum of four I totally appreciate that it […]

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Breastfeeding Truths

Breastfeeding in my book has to be one of the best things you can do for your babies. I am proud to have breastfed all four of my children and I find it quite remarkable that not only did I grow them all inside me for nine months (or nearly ten months in my case […]

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The Mummy Fever Manifesto

It occurs to me that manifestos exist in order to keep political parties and other bodies from straying from their initial intentions – a declaration of intentions and motives. I think motherhood has taught me that it is important to have in the back of your mind the type of parent you are striving to […]

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A word about socks

Socks on a newborn… total nightmare! When our newest little man isn’t wearing an outfit with in-built feet in it I am so tempted not to bother at all. That is however a dangerous game as it opens you up to a rampage of abuse from on-lookers who consider you a bad parent for not putting socks […]

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