Slow Mornings and Fast Weekends

Slow Mornings There is something about waking naturally, rather than to the sound of an alarm or the radio. It always makes the mornings seem much more relaxed, even if they do start at the usual time of 7am (Yes, we are VERY lucky!). My favourite part of the school holidays is losing the rush to [...]

By | 2017-08-06T22:26:53+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Family, Motherhood|5 Comments

The End of the Baby Years

A few days ago we had Ava's home visit, ready for her 'stay and play' sessions in September, ahead of her starting nursery two days a week. Her key worker asked was how was I feeling about September. It's a question I hadn't given much thought. September is a massive change for all children, a new [...]

By | 2017-07-27T21:08:25+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Family, Motherhood|6 Comments

Celebrating the end of the school year

Our life has been really fast paced recently, mostly because of our ongoing kitchen renovation. It will definitely be worth it, but the early mornings and late nights have been really hard. Ava has suffered from night terrors all the way through too, maybe because of the upheaval. Our kitchen has had a complete replaster, [...]

By | 2017-07-11T14:57:19+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Family, Motherhood|2 Comments

10 Things That Motherhood Has Taught Me

The journey from womanhood to motherhood changes you. Some of the changes are sudden and some happen so gradually that you barely recognize them. I love my parental role, but motherhood is one of the hardest jobs I have experienced. These are 10 things that motherhood has taught me. 10 things that motherhood has taught [...]

By | 2016-08-25T19:58:37+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Family, Motherhood|4 Comments

Breast is best… but here is why I chose to formula feed my baby

There really is no argument against the “breast is best” campaign led by the government. The health benefits for mother and baby, the ease of not preparing feeds, the bonding time, but, in some cases like mine, its not the best option. Here is why I chose to formula feed; There is a lot of [...]

By | 2015-05-15T21:58:26+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Family, Motherhood|0 Comments