Following on from Sunday night’s post about supporting your partner as she breastfeeds, we thought we’d share not only our own stories of how our husbands have bonded with the girls, but lots of tips from other folk. However your baby is fed, these tips will come in handy if Dad is feeling like he cannot … More That bond between fathers and babies.
If you haven’t already, do read the first part of Mother Sider Phoebe’s post here. She has written these two brilliant posts for us as part of Deaf Awareness Week 2017. Back to Phoebe… I have dated hearing guys in the past and struggled, especially when we were with their friends as they would talk … More How it feels: A Deaf Mama’s Journey through Pregnancy, Labour and Motherhood
Jo: “I first met Cathy at a Baby Show. She was calm, friendly and listened to me banging on about how she has the BEST job! When I organised an event with the La Leche League recently, Cathy was one of our stallholders and, again, her warmth and enthusiasm about positive birth experiences made me think she’d be … More Doulas: Why Bother?
I love watching The Secret Life Of…’ series. It’s fascinating, watching these littlies learning to interact, to assert themselves and to find their place in the world. That said, it’s not far removed from how many parents to be/new parents feel. We are told ‘It takes a village to raise a child’ but with families often … More The Secret Life of Mums.
A tribe. Important, right, at this crucial turning point in your life? Initially, I thought not. I brushed it off as yet another millennial phrase – another unnecessary parenting gimmick, like wet wipe warmers and buggies that cost more than a small car. But then I thought about it. All my friends with babies were … More Find Your Tribe