My First Time

I heard of Mooncups years ago – guess when you visit parenting forums it’s one of those things that come up. It was always something yukky – people don’t like change do they?! And so it was never something I had actually thought about using. When I think about it I’d not even looked at … Read more

One Born Every Minute #Pain

We all experience and deal with pain differently – there’s no two ways about it. Whilst some women quietly and easily give birth others of us feel like if we experience any more of this pain we will surely die! Some of us are happy to call for as many drugs as quickly as possible and … Read more

Breastfeeding Breaking The Rules

“Have you ever had to think “outside the box” when it comes to breastfeeding? Do you think there are certain breastfeeding “rules” that are meant to be broken? Do you fit in the typical nursing mom mold? Share your thoughts here!” I guess I do break the rules. I’m not exactly sure what the rules … Read more

Extracurricular Activities – for the Select few?

Studies by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) show that children should be getting on average of 60 minutes exercise a day. It will help reduce health risks – such as cardiovascular problems, Build stronger bones, healthier joints and muscles Maintain a healthier weight Help aid sleep Reduce stress levels Increase self-esteem and self-worth/image … Read more

Death

It’s a subject no-one likes to think about, never mind talk about. Yet it comes to us all. Some of us it comes sooner than others. Everyone deals with it differently. Some may even judge others about how they do or don’t cope with it. People may avoid speaking to you because they don’t know … Read more