Category motherhood

7 Reasons We All Need Sudocrem 

I’m pretty sure every mum in the UK..and maybe elsewhere as well, has a tub of Sudocrem Antiseptic Healing Cream at home to use in case of baby rash. What I didn’t know and you may have not know however is that this cream is useful for so many other things.  I bought the cream […]

Weaning: Introducing Solids

Recently we have gone through a major milestone that is weaning our little lady to solids. Although experts recommend that you wait until your baby’s six months old before offering them solid food, at five and a bit months I knew that baby girl was ready because I could no longer eat in peace without […]

Induced Labour: My Birth Story 

I have been meaning to write this post pretty much since I gave birth six months ago but for some reason or other, I always just end up writing about a different topic. As my little baby is now 6 months (bittersweet as usual) I wondered whether there was even any point in writing about […]

Why I Really Wanted A Boy

I’m the oldest of a combined eleven children (yes, you read that right!) from both parents and if God asked for my choice, I’d choose to have an older brother. Why, well I know I could not have an older sister because I doubt we’d get on much but an older brother always seemed like […]

Most Common Baby Rash

I’ve mentioned a few times that my daughter has very dry and sensitive skin. From birth, we have been dealing with one skin condition or another and I wanted to write this post because I know a lot of mums can relate to my frustration when it comes with baby skin issues.  As a new […]

Best Sun Protection For Babies 

The weather this past weekend was just too delicious for words. It hardly ever really gets hot enough that my family and I go out for a picnic but seeing as it was Sunday and the heat was giving me my entire life, the hubster and I decided to make a day of it and […]

Gestational Diabetes & How To Manage It

I’ve mentioned a few times in past posts  that I didn’t have the bestest (yes, i wrote that) of pregnancies in the history of pregnancies. it was my first pregnancy so there is nothing I can compare it to but from what I experienced, it was pretty crappy – to say the least.The one crappy […]

My Mother’s Day Gift Wishlist Under £30

It’s Mother’s Day in a few days but most importantly it is my very first Mother’s Day and I feel like a kid Counting down the number of sleeps they go to Disneyland or something. I’m too excited it’s becoming ridiculous!a candy!  It’s just dawned on me that aside from Valentine’s Day, my birthday and […]

3 Reasons Why I Co-Sleep

I swore up and down that I wouldn’t co-sleep with my baby before I had her. If I’m honest, my reasoning had little to do with any health guidelines or recommendations but rather that I just didn’t want to share my bed. I was weary of the difficulties I could encounter when weaning her off […]

5 Ways Having A Baby Tests Your Relationship 

I’m sure a lot of parents, especially new and first time parents would agree with the sad truth that having a baby can have an adverse effect on your relationship.  Just before giving birth, a mummy friend of mine told me to expect arguments when the baby was here and I couldn’t understand for the […]