It’s that time of year again, Christmas. Family get togethers, visiors and gifts galore… and everyone wants to play pass the parcel with your baby. “Give me a hold” “can I have them now?” “I’ll just take them for a while” Now sometimes those are welcomed greatly, especially when you’ve been holding your… Read More It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Why having no visitors after Evies birth was the best thing we did. We all know that when you give birth, you’re suddenly inundated with visitors. Some welcome and pre-arranged, some totally out of the blue and at the worst times. (like mid shower or naked skin to skin feed. Or better yet – mid… Read More No Visitors, Please. We’ve Just Had A Baby.
August 11th 2018 The day we became four. It was a Saturday morning, our nephews birthday actually. We had planned to go around to Mat’s parents with the family to see everyone and give gifts. We had a relatively relaxed morning, like any other Saturday. We woke and came down for breakfast. We sat on the… Read More Evie’s Birth Story
WE ARE EXPECTING! That’s right, we’re due baby number two in August 2018! Meaning we’re growing from a family of three, to a family of four.. with two children under two! What a whirlwind few weeks it has been. And a shock to the system too. Two babies close together in age… Read More Baby number..TWO makes two under two.
Behind the screens. How often do you get to see what goes on behind the screens. Like, what really goes on? Are peoples lives as perfect as they make them out to be on social media? The short answer is no. They don’t have perfect lives, it’s just what they choose to show you. It’s… Read More Behind The Screens
So I wanted to talk about something that not a lot of us talk about, yet so many of us have felt it. Bump loss. And its very much a real thing. It is real, and you shouldn’t feel silly for feeling that way. You are entitled to miss your bump, it was a huge… Read More Bump Loss
Our breastfeeding journey is still thriving 9 months on, but it has been far from easy. In the beginning we had so many issues, I’m sometimes still in awe of myself for pushing through and my determination to solely breastfeed. I’ve put together a little list of some essentials I felt like I couldn’t have gotten… Read More My Breastfeeding MUST Haves
Green Veggie Puree Ingredients: 1 Large peeled potato 1 Large green pepper A handful of trimmed green beans A handful of spinach (optional for consistency ) Breast milk Method: Peel and chop potato. Wash and chop green pepper. Trim green beans and chop in half. Wash spinach and tear in half. place… Read More Green Veggie Puree
Missing. Lost. Have you seen the former me? I have been feeling a little lost recently. Like I have lost myself or my identity. I am not sure where this feeling has stemmed from. Maybe it’s the fact that when I look in the mirror I don’t like what I see. Or maybe… Read More Missing! Have You Seen Me?
Cheesy potato and leek puree Ingredients: 2 Large, peeled potatoes 1 Washed leek Chedder cheese (our preference is vegan) Breast milk (optional) Method: Peel both potatoes and dice into small chunks. Wash leek and chop into pieces. Steam the potatoes and leek until soft and falling apart. Add the cheese and blend.… Read More Cheesy Potato And Leek Puree