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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Parenting realities

It has occurred to me over the years that there are a number of harsh realities about parenting: The later you stay up, the earlier your children will wake If one child sleeps well, one or more of the others will not – it is a conspiracy Toys expand to fill any space available LEGO […]

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