I’ve written before about my decision to breastfeed and our journey with feeding. I’m ever so lucky when it comes to breastfeeding. All of my friends with small children breastfeed, and my mum fed me for nearly a year. They’re all happy to give advice, but aren’t overbearing with it – the best kind! They… Read More So you want to breastfeed…?
Despite loving Christmas, I don’t send Christmas cards. It’s not that I hate sharing festive cheer and good wishes with my loved ones. I love the holiday spirit. Selecting the right gifts to give to people, spending time with family and friends during the winter, the message of love and joy… I love all of… Read More Christmas cards – why I don’t send them
Baby is just over four weeks old now, and we’ve woken up today to find that the world is covered in snow! We’re getting to the stage now where she’s starting to take an interest in the world around us. She loves the Christmas tree lights, for example. We have her nappy changing station set… Read More Baby’s first snow
I find it really hard to buy presents for men. And, I admit, that includes men that I love dearly, like my husband and my dad. This year, I’ve decided to do a frugal and largely homemade Christmas, and as my dad eats a gluten free diet due to coeliac disease, I’m going to do… Read More Gluten free Christmas baking
Before baby arrived, I was committed to breastfeeding. After the slightly traumatic birth, we weren’t able to start immediately – I actually have no idea when I first fed her. But I definitely tried that first evening, and every day after. I thought it went fairly well at first. No pain, although I could tell… Read More Breastfeeding vs bottle feeding