Tag: baby

Combination feeding: The best of both worlds?

Combination feeding: The best of both worlds?

Thinking back to when I first became a mum one of the biggest things I remember is feeding for hours on end which is understandable considering that takes up what feels like 90% of your time with a newborn. I remember being asked “breast or […]

You can’t always get what you want…

You can’t always get what you want…

The title of this post could refer to an awful lot of things in life but as our February theme is Work, I’m talking about flexible working and maternity discrimination and frankly it’s more what we need than want that isn’t being made available. What […]

Cloth nappies: an honest run down of the first week

Cloth nappies: an honest run down of the first week

If you’re anything like me the thought of cloth nappies is a tad overwhelming and it can be tough knowing where to start. I looked into them a few times over the years but just felt like it confused me more. So as a complete novice myself […]

sleep or lack of… (with Ollie the owl)

sleep or lack of… (with Ollie the owl)

It’s been just over 4 months with 2 kids now, it has went SO quick. I’ve definitely savoured those little moments more this time, I think because you realise 2nd time round how fast those early days go you do try harder to just be […]

the first 3 months (with Snüz)

the first 3 months (with Snüz)

How has it been 3 months since Freida was born already?! I want to write a bit about how I have found it 2nd time around but also share how we have got on with one of our most used things baby wise – the […]

breastfeeding (round 2)

breastfeeding (round 2)

I’ve been pretty fortunate with breastfeeding in terms of physically managing to do it, many times I’ve seen questions in Facebook groups about latches or blog posts mentioning tongue tie and been thankful I haven’t come across those issues. With that being said, even if […]

Freida

Freida

We have another baby! Little Freida decided it was time to arrive last Wednesday at exactly 39 weeks. Can’t believe it’s been 10 days already and that we have a girl! We didn’t find out what we were having again but I think when you […]

the bits no one warned me about [guest post]

the bits no one warned me about [guest post]

Hi, my name is Shannen and I’m a first time mumma to a lovely little girl named Poppy. Since I was pregnant I followed @itsthemother_ and when I seen they were looking for guest bloggers I thought I would give it a go. I always […]

5 things I plan to do differently with baby #2

5 things I plan to do differently with baby #2

With the arrival of baby number 2 getting ever closer it’s got me thinking more about those first few weeks. Looking back at that time with Abel it went past SO quick, we had absolutely no idea what we were doing and had no routine […]

2nd time+ mama wish list

2nd time+ mama wish list

First time you have a baby you have a rough idea of what you need but you quickly learn a lot of it just takes up room or is an expensive way to do a simple job, bottle warmers WTF. We certainly did and trying […]

my new mama wishlist

my new mama wishlist

If there is one thing I learnt in those first few weeks of motherhood, it’s that you will do and try anything to soothe your babe. I am in no way claiming to know it all, but after months of hell we finally seem to […]


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