I prepared as best I could, to avoid or minimise a second round of postnatal depression. Spoiler alert, it didn’t work so this is what I did instead.
Why will my child only eat white things? I swore I would never make ‘alternative meals’ again (almost as bad as ‘alternative facts’) but found myself angrily slapping together cheese sandwiches and globbing yogurt into bowls.
So yes, I had the right pump and a tin of formula, but the main tool that helped make breastfeeding a success the second time around is me and my open mind.
This is not a story about controlled crying. It’s a story about how I found a combination of gentle methods to teach my daughter to self-settle. You would think sleep is something humans would do naturally because it’s so essential to our development.
Before they became meme’s, pins or life hacks, advice was passed down from generation to generation. Here are some low-tech tips from my Grandma.
Pregnancy is painful to the wardrobe. Here, I’ll show you 6 ways to style a black maternity dress in order to save money and aggravation.
Modern motherhood sets us up for failure. The myth that children will magically give our life purpose. I can see how some women regret having children.
Many of these suggestions won’t be mind-blowing or original. What I suggest is that by being mindful, attentive and deliberate about each of these ideas.
Are we ‘saving’ women from sharing the news of a miscarriage or are we saving our culture from the knowledge that pregnancy can get ugly.
Recently I’ve been checking out different probiotic brands to compare benefits even though I’ve been using them for years.