We are still here! The thing is, posting on Facebook is quick and easy to do on our phones. We can also share articles, graphics and other bloggers’ posts really easily. Writing new content is a lengthier affair and the WordPress app isn’t particularly user friendly when it comes to formatting. Frustratingly, we have ideas … More Sorry we’re quiet…
Jo: Having a tough start to breastfeeding Primrose made me determined to get things right from the outset with Wilf. Almost two years of research and time spent in Facebook support groups and the La Leche League meant I was far more knowledgeable than I was first time around. In the hours after he was … More Everything You Need To Know About Tongue Tie
It’s been a year since the launch of Tales from The Mother Side and what a year we’ve had. Those of you who’ve been with us since the beginning will remember our pledge not to consign ourselves to the cyber graveyard of blogs gone by, and we’ve stuck to it. However, there have been inevitable … More Happy Birthday to Us!
From easing the birth passage for your unborn baby, to helping ‘hit the reset button’ on your body post-birth, visiting a chiropractor can have many benefits for pregnant women and new mamas. One of my best friends swears by a visit to the chiropractor before giving birth, she says it lines everything up to make the … More How visiting a chiropractor can help pregnant and new mums
This is a review of my all-time favourite sweet potato brownie recipe, having baked it many many times. The brownies come out moist and last for a few days, and little ones love both helping to make them and eat them. The sweet potatoes makes them full of fibre and goodness, and I have friends … More Family food: Delicious Sweet Potato Chocolate Brownies
With getting on for 550 followers on our Facebook page (thank you!) and almost 10k views here on the blog (thank you again!) we have a hit a small snag in the road… We are very passionate about certain elements of parenting. Indeed, our initial desire to set this blog up was to give support, … More The Mother Side: A Disclaimer
Well, yes. But, y’know, feel free to not read it. It’s either this, or our internet shopping habits spiral further out of control. Months ago (a year and two months, to be precise), when the babes were tiny, Lauren and I mentioned to each other that we would like to blog about our experience of motherhood … More Not another ‘Mum blog’?
We can’t start the blog properly without introducing this pair. Like two tiny hurricanes, they’ve taken over our lives and make us laugh (every day), cry (on many a day) and tear our hair out, with their independent ways. We call them our hippos because we both took hypnobirthing classes with The Wise Hippo programme. … More These Happy Hippos