The thought that has come to mind in the past couple of months when I have a quiet moment to reflect on my personal parenting journey including the challenges it has presented is "why couldn't I have known this earlier?" If only we knew then what do know, we could have worried less about things… Continue reading 3 important pieces of advice you would give to your “new mum” self.
There are many subjects on my mind and heart to blog about and exploiting children using social media has been one of them. Exploiting is a heavy word but I believe in many (not all) cases it is appropriate. Lately there has been some talk of this subject and very recently a parent I have… Continue reading Overstepping privacy boundaries – parents who create Instagram accounts for their children.
Or more specifically - how to manage LONG FLIGHTS with a toddler... As some readers of my blog may or may not know, we have a 15 month old son Jonah who we are currently travelling with on an extensive holiday. We decided in October last year to forfeit our house deposit and goal to… Continue reading How to manage travelling with a toddler
This question can be asked in a few different ways - "When are you having your next one?" or "When do you think you'll start trying for another baby?" or the very straight forward "Do you want anymore children?" I think every mother (and father) has been asked this question at some point. Whether you… Continue reading So, when are you having your second baby?
Our 7 month Europe trip is fast approaching with under 2 months until we depart!! Passports - check. Phone - check. Laptop - check. Camera - check. International drivers license - check. Some items are easy to remember and are a no brainer when it comes to packing. We haven't started the bulk of our… Continue reading Small suitcase essentials!
I’ve wanted to write a blog on this subject for quite some time but wanted to wait until I had a bit more time under my belt as a mother before I did. After all, once noticing that the world of motherhood wasn’t what I thought it would be from a few weeks post partum,… Continue reading Mums behaving badly
I uploaded a photo of me breastfeeding my son well over 4 months ago and did a small write up under the photo of my thoughts towards breastfeeding and how they had changed in the short few weeks of becoming a mum. Being that it was just World Breastfeeding Week I thought I'd elaborate more… Continue reading My joy of breastfeeding