Yesterday I was a rubbish mum. I stayed in bed working while Alyssia slept on me, which resulted in me not getting downstairs until much later than normal. I fed and dressed Alyssia while Sofia is watching the TV. Then it was time for Alyssia to go to sleep. She sleeps so I do chores, pots, laundry etc. Sofia is still watching the TV. I
How and when should my baby transition from 2 to 1 nap? Nearly all babies go through the stage where 1 nap isn't enough, but 2 naps are too many. So, what can you do about this? How do you know whether she is ready for 1 nap, and if so, when? The 2 naps to 1 transition is probably the trickiest
On March 29th, the clocks move forward 1 hour, are you ready? Twice a year, parents start to panic at thought of THE CLOCK CHANGE. I can t say I blame them. Gone are the days when you would either gain an extra hour sleep, or just feel a bit off for a day or two while your body readjusts to
Sleep Regressions - What are they and do they really exist? You will have heard this term batted around on repeat since becoming a parent.
They are not similar in any way whatsoever, yet, they seem to cause such confusion leading to distress for many parents.
The First Home Visit We arrived home on the Sunday evening, and we had our first visit from the Health Visitor on the Monday. This involved having her weighed, and to our surprise, she had lost nearly 10% of her birth weight and had dropped to 7lb 1oz. I was then advised to top her up with formula. I must be
The Maternity Ward So, by now you have probably read that my birthing plan went out of the window and was good for nothing other than fueling a bonfire. The stay in hospital after the birth was no better. I have never experienced anything so awful. Hang on, I tell a lie, staying on a Gastro ward where patients were drunk
When I was just 22 years old, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, and I found the burden of a life long, chronic health condition very difficult to cope with. I had a very difficult few years trying various medications, while trying to gain some control back of my body and get myself into remission. In 2008 I started on