Piers Morgan - for those of you who are lucky to not know of this name is an English journalist who is currently darkening our screens on ITV. Morgan is known to be controversial and is hated more than loved. Most of what he says, I choose to ignore because he is so far up … Continue reading What Piers Morgan said
Stress manifests in so many different ways that it is sometimes really challenging to find the source of stress, especially if you are being bombarded by several things at one time. It's easy to get overwhelmed and to feel like everything is going to fall apart if you don't keep it together. Stress is defined … Continue reading Can’t manage stress?
My husband is epileptic. We have been together for six and a half years and he had his first suspected seizure two months into our relationship. He was 22 and a half years old. My brother was working with him at the time and it happened at work (he's a chef). My brother called the … Continue reading What epilepsy looks like
Imagine spending your entire existence inside a warm, comfortable bed where food came to you and you were safe and secure. And then being ripped from that into a huge expanse of varying temperatures where you have to ask for food and there are different colours and lights and so much going on. Being born … Continue reading What is the fourth trimester?
Our son was 9 weeks old when we both left him for the first time. It was my husband's birthday and being a chef, he's a big foodie. He loves going to the Michelin star restaurants and he fully immerses himself in the food and yes, he photographs everything! We would be just over an … Continue reading Leaving baby to go out
"Breast is best" was literally on a repeat loop as I cried my way through another power pumping session only to get 20mls of milk for my 3 week old son who was devouring 40mls a feed every 3 hours. I was not producing enough milk to feed my offspring and my heart was breaking. … Continue reading When breastfeeding just isn’t working
That fear of the unknown you're feeling? I felt it too. Its a lot. Birthing an entire human being is a big deal and it's okay to be scared. It's even okay to be terrified. You have a deadline, its not like you can put it off like you do when you really can't face … Continue reading Can I handle natural birth?
Giving birth is a monumental undertaking for the human body and the healing that follows should be respected. However, after my own experience I feel that there is so much emphasis put on physical healing and not nearly enough dedication is funnelled towards mental or emotional healing which is just as important if not more … Continue reading What helps healing after birth?
Marriage is defined as "the legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship". To Christians, marriage is between the two people and God. To other people marriage is just a piece of paper - which in the material sense I suppose it is. We are not religious and we … Continue reading Why marriage matters
The world over knows the Pampers brand, but just because it is worldwide and popular is it the best? I decided that the best way to find the right nappies for my son was through trial and error so I bought nappies from all over. In the UK, all our supermarkets have in house brand … Continue reading Which nappies to buy for newborns