My breastfeeding journey started in 2012 and just finished three months ago. I am currently feeling quite mixed emotions ranging between nostalgic and relieved. I have carried and breastfed my three boys for the past six years and, as my youngest is now heading towards the age of two, it seems a good time to tell my story. During World … More What Nursing Three Children has Taught me about Breastfeeding (Marissa)
As part of World Breastfeeding Week, Mother Sider Lyndsey has written us a fantastic post about nursing her oldest son, Thomas, through her second pregnancy and tandem feeding him alongside his little brother, Samuel. We hadn’t heard of tandem feeding before having our own babies, yet many women tandem feed twins or a toddler and baby … More WBW2017: Nursing through Pregnancy and Tandem Breastfeeding
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.
This is possibly one of the most simple, quick and nutritious meals we do. Suitable for all the family, it’s packed full of goodness and is fun for little fingers to handle. It’s a winner in our house and is a great way to get lots of goodness into a meal you can eat hot, … More Family food: Spring greens (or ANY greens!) and feta tagliatelle [recipe]
I’d never heard of Baby Led Weaning (BLW) until my old boss came to meet Primrose and thrust the book at me. “Do this!” she told me. Usually, that kind of order would annoy me in the world of parenting, but she went on to say why… She and her husband, like Phil and I, … More Baby Led Weaning: A Beginner’s Guide
Before you have kids, and even whilst you’re pregnant, it’s impossible not to speculate about how you will raise your child(ren). A combination of your own upbringing (either wanting to emulate it, or do the complete opposite to what your parents did), seeing how friends and family members do it, and what you see in … More My Mother Said She Never Would.