Family · Parenting · pregnancy · Rhyme

Dear Mummy To Be…

My wonderful younger cousin came to visit me a couple of weeks ago, and she is happily expecting her first baby in a couple of months.  Just chatting with her I could feel her excitement, nerves and anticipation, and as a mum of two little ones I felt compelled to share a little bit of… Continue reading Dear Mummy To Be…

baby · Breastfeeding · Motherhood · Rhyme

Why would someone knit a boob anyway?

I recently read that the lovely Emily at My Petit Canard is hosting a series of #breastfeedingstories, to allow us to share our stories and experiences. I was lucky enough to be able to breastfeed both of my tots, and whilst it is one of the best things I have experienced as a Mum so far,… Continue reading Why would someone knit a boob anyway?

Parenting

“Easy like Sunday mornings??”

“I think I remember,” A weary mum said. “A vague recollection of staying in bed?” “I may on occasions have slept past eleven? And no one yelled WEE WEE at twenty to seven!”

Toddler

Baby led weaning – a rhyme.

Some books suggest it’s a good thing to do? So I thought we’d perhaps have a bash at it too. Your sister’s tastes are quite selective at best, so baby led weaning seemed like a good test. We patiently waited for week 26,

family · First trimester · pregnancy

Early pregnancy – a little rhyme about those first few weeks.

I was very lucky to have two relatively straight forward pregnancies, but as I’m approaching my youngest’s first birthday I can still remember those first few weeks.  Needless to say I will never be able to face a Ginger Nut again….. Your mission begins with a little pink line, and a baby awaits at the… Continue reading Early pregnancy – a little rhyme about those first few weeks.

Parenting · poems

May the adventures commence!

How to start with my very first Blog?  Well, I suppose a good place to start would be around the time of the birth of our son. Mstr Tot is now approaching his first birthday, and his birth completed our little family of four as he joined ranks with his big sister in their mission… Continue reading May the adventures commence!