What Does It Take To Feed Another Woman's Baby?

Today I am so happy … no wait, I'm mean honoured … to be able to share the thoughts of an incredible woman....more

The Dusty Bookshelf Challenge

I don’t make New Year resolutions. You know why? Because they don’t work....more

Kiwi Mummy Blog Review – Little Ones Care Pack (2 of 6)

It would appear that my children learn faster than Pavlov’s dog that a blue and white chevron box means mystery treats. At the end of last week we received our second Little Ones Pack ...more

Santa The Dummy Fairy

Wrapping has been shredded, bellies have been filled, New Years have been ushered in, and tinsel has been packed away....more

Christmas is nearly

Christmas is nearly here, so last night I pulled out the measuring tapes from the children’s memory boxes and managed to convince them to stand still for long enough to measure them and get an answer to that important question: What do you want to be when you grow up. There was a theme to this year, Alfie wanted to be a Tyrannosaur, and Esme wanted to be a dinosaur hunter....more

Are you STILL Breastfeeding?

I’m part of a freaky club full of women who breastfeed their adult children. Only kidding, she’s 18 months and she can’t even talk yet, but as far as a large segment of the population is concerned, same difference. Considering my previous records of one feed and three months, I never in my wildest dreams though I would be saying this but EIGHTEEN MONTHS AND GOING STRONG!!!! ...more

Christmas Down Under

Christmas does not feel like Christmas.THERE, I've said it, and Miss Olive agrees! I can't get my head around the sunny weather. My body is telling me it's summer, and we should be gearing up for two weeks on a beach, and the shops are filled with the trappings of a winter festival ....more

The Morality of Hiding Behind A Columnist

It’s been a bad week for dinosaurs in the UK: Claridges, the UKIP leader and the license fee black hole that is Jeremy Clarkson all managed to bimble into a conversation they were singularly unqualified to have and then compounded their position by ignoring the Third Rule of Life: When in a ditch, stop digging Like many other nursing mothers, I posted nursing pictures on Twitter and wrote to The Sun and it’s about those words that I write this post. Because I received a reply: “Your complaint: ‘Not the Breast Place’,...more

Three Ways to Plan An Empowering Birth

A few weekends ago I was having coffee with a friend. We have a lot in common, not least of which is that we are both caesarean section mamas grieving the loss of the birth we deserved. “I'm thinking about siblings” she said, “do you think it’s worth trying for a VBAC?” It was a simple question; but the weight of it hung between us, sodden with emotion ....more

Kiwi Mummy Blog Review – Little Ones Care Pack (1 of 6)

When the good folk at Kiwi Mummy Blogs asked me to review a Little Ones Pack...more