Category: Mummy life

9 Things I wish I knew before baby (Number 3 is key!)

9 Things I wish I knew before baby (Number 3 is key!)

Heard the saying “experience is the best teacher”? It was never truer for me than when I had my baby. From the very first day she was born, a ton of things I’d like to have known and/or believed before …

The promises I pray around my child

The promises I pray around my child

This list of promises I pray around my child is bound to grow with time!

I love praying for my daughter. Especially in those quiet moments when she’s asleep, it’s sweet to look at her and envision how bright her …

Marriage & newborns: Keeping the spark alive

Marriage & newborns: Keeping the spark alive

I feel obligated to say as well that if you were like I was before I had a baby, don't think you need to do a total 180 on your idealism. You might end up with a baby who never cries, is happy to be in anyone's arms, will happily drink from a bottle as well as your boob even though they're exclusively breast milk-fed and loves their sleep.
How to fully wean your baby off breast milk

How to fully wean your baby off breast milk

The weaning process started for us when my little girl turned 5 months. I started with tablespoon quantities of apple puree and the occasional mashed banana. Both went down well the first couple of days and then it was all just a big game of hit and miss!
Baby temperaments: Is your baby perfect?

Baby temperaments: Is your baby perfect?

Those are types of things I heard in the first few months after I gave birth that made me think really hard about what I might have been doing wrong. I never once considered the possibility that my child would be any but calm and peaceful.
The millennials’ conflict: Marriage, motherhood & careers

The millennials’ conflict: Marriage, motherhood & careers

We want it all. In fact, some of us are encouraged to go for it all. Why not aim high? Aim for the husband, the babies and the top position in that company and all before you're 35. There are women out there doing it. Why can't you?
My baby’s 6 bath time staples

My baby’s 6 bath time staples

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We’ve come such a long way since my little girl’s first bath. She’s not as tiny and fragile as she used to be, thank …

Guest post: The Ambiguity of the Last Child

Guest post: The Ambiguity of the Last Child

I have four children ranging from 1-19. They’re all great, well behaved kids, but I’m done. I think.
6 Things that can put a mum down

6 Things that can put a mum down

Being called an overprotective mother when you show any hint of concern for the safety of your child. Let her chew on that plastic bag with her sharp little teeth! Who cares that she might swallow bits of it?
11 Vital topics of discussion before baby

11 Vital topics of discussion before baby

From first and second hand experience, I can say that not discussing certain vital things before you go ahead and bring another life into this world can make for a stressful and/or miserable pregnancy and first few years with your …

[Guest Post] Strong Mama Moves

[Guest Post] Strong Mama Moves

I developed chronic insomnia leaving me sleeping 2hrs a night from the emotional pain of being left alone in pregnancy.
Mummy life

Mummy life

There’s a lot for mums of little babies to enjoy. Every moment is special because they’re changing so much so quickly. It can sometimes just be difficult to enjoy everything when you’re exhausted.
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