disclaimer I am Not a medical professional. Everything written in this post is from personal experience, what we’ve been told and a few resourceful web links (which I have listed at the end.) I was asked the other day whether I would write a post about hydrocephalus. I’ve thought about it for a long… Continue reading What is Hydrocephalus?
From my previous post, I explained about the frustration and anger at lack of communication and prolonged waits for appointments. Forgive me as this is going to be another long winded post… Back in early January, Rubeons eyes started to roll downwards. (Imagine what your eyes look like during REM sleep, it looked like that,… Continue reading Eye See You, or do I?
Have you ever started something and wondered how on earth you were gonna stop doing it? This was my predicament I had with William and his bedtime bottle. Around 4 months old when I stopped breastfeeding, I really started cracking down on his bedtime routine, which included putting him in a sleeping bag and giving… Continue reading Giving up the bottle.
It’s been seven weeks since Rubeon was born( where has that gone!!!), two of which were spent in hospital. So in essence I’ve had five weeks of being at home with three kids. It’s only been these past two weeks however that I’ve really started to be a mum-of-three. Now that might sound a bit… Continue reading How I’m Coping With Three.
Words parents often only dream of speaking: “a child free weekend.” For most it’s a far off dream, one that can only be reached in the depths of blissful sleep. (And let’s be real, how often does that happen with kids??) So, how on earth did I manage to wing a whole weekend without the kids?! I’ll… Continue reading A Child Free Weekend.
It’s a beautiful thing to create a family, the moment you hold your baby for the first time is a moment that is never lost on you. The amazement of 9 months of growing a mini-you and being able to hold them is priceless. So how do you know if you’re ready to start this… Continue reading Is there a right time to have a baby?
Isn’t it funny how as parents we are torn between wanting our kids to grow up and at the same time stay little for as log as possible? We can’t wait for them to start sitting up, walk and talk – and praise the day they can use a toilet by themselves! But we soon… Continue reading Please Slow Down Growing Up…
Okay. I won’t be the first to say this, and I sure won’t be the last: Parenting is hard work. And I’m open enough to admit that some days I struggle. I’m sure we can all agree there are some days when we just wish for bedtime to come around so we can put our… Continue reading Am I a Bad Parent for wanting ‘me time’?
Well, we’ve all made it. We survived another (or your first) year of nursery and school. Now we are going to be thrown out of our routines, and for 6 whole weeks our delights are going to be at home, with us… for 6 weeks…With cries and wails of “I’m boooored. What can I do?”… Continue reading 10 Things to do this Summer.
If there’s one thing in this life that I don’t have, it’s a plan. Whether that’s a plan for keeping the kids entertained over the half term holidays, or to get into gear and actually write something on here, or even where I see my life in 5, 10, or 30 years. Whatever it is, I tend… Continue reading “Will You Have Any More Kids?”