Please Help The Children’s Society Protect Children From Pay Day Lender’s

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The issue of Pay Day Loan companies and the impact they have on the poorest in society is huge but possibly not immediately obvious...

Do I Need A Breastfeeding Necklace?

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There has been a growing fashion over the last decade for buying breastfeeding necklaces. They hadn't hit my radar when I was feeding Indie,...

Little Pudding’s 4 Month Old Baby Update

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This month's update is a little bit late.  Little Pudding was 4 month's old on the 29th September.  The first three month's flew by,...

Keeping Children Busy In Autumn!

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We've been trying some new things this weekend and our first stop was a Sensory Play Centre called 'Look Inside'.  Unfortunately I didn't feel...

Breastfeeding: Midwives Tales and Other Bad Advice

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Can I firstly say I have had some great midwives, health visitors and maternity support workers across my 3 pregnancies and breastfeeding my babies....

10 Breastfeeding Tips For New Mums (That Are Actually Helpful)

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Breastfeeding a newborn baby can be a fiddly business.  They're so fragile and delicate and quite frankly the whole experience can be overwhelming for...

Little Pudding’s 3 Month Old Baby Update

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So little Pudding is now 3 months old!  I can hardly believe it, time is going so fast.  We've had a name change this...

My Positive Breastfeeding Experience

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I see a lot of posts and updates across the internet and social media, and of course in the Breastfeeding Diaries of Mum's having...

5 Activities To Do With A Baby

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Babies aren't always the most exciting of things, and some days, dare I say it, they can be down right boring.  It's important to...

I Don’t Drink Mum

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My Teen is 16 years old.  He'll be 17 in December.  I've been waiting, and waiting, and waiting some more for him to start experimenting...

Breast vs Bottle: Who’s Debate Is It?

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This article from the Guardian US by Jessica Valenti appeared in my Facebook feed  about the age old breast vs bottle debate, and for me...

How To Potty Train A Toddler In Nursery

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We have had such a busy house recently the thought of potty training has been a little overwhelming for everyone.  That being said, Princess...

Two Month Old Baby Update

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Little Tinkerbell is two month's old today.  Where on earth did that go.  It doesn't seem like 5 minutes ago I was posting where...

A Mum In The Middle

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This summer is proving to be a tough one in some respects and I'm really starting to feel stuck in the middle.  We have...

Book Review: Breastfeeding Made Easy by Carlos Gonzalez

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I was genuinely delighted to be given the opportunity by Pinter & Martin to review one of their recent publications 'Breastfeeding Made Easy' by Carlos...

6 Tips For Preparing Dad’s For Breastfeeding

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Dad's are so important to successful breastfeeding and they can make or break a breastfeeding relationship.  If you and your partner decide you want...

Keeping Teen Busy This Summer

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Doesn't it get harder to keep them busy the older they get?  It's not that they need entertaining as such, but engaging them in meaningful...

Bringing Home The Baby: A Toddler’s View

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Mummy and Daddy kept saying there was a baby coming soon.  They said it was in Mummy's tummy.  Now do I look like I...

One Month Old Baby Update

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So today Tinkerbell is one whole month old and hasn't it flown by!  I find time really speeds up with children around, I'm so...

Cantaloop Nursing Bra Review

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I cannot stress how important being comfortable is to having a successful breastfeeding relationship with your baby or child.  I've already talked about pillows...

Breastfeeding Advice For Mums (From a Breastfeeding Mother)

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Breastfeeding my newborn baby seems to be going really well at the moment, touch wood.  She's growing so fast that she will not look...

Theraline Wynnie Nursing Pillow Review

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I've always found that getting into a good comfortable position for breastfeeding makes a massive difference to the success of the nursing relationship.  I...

Putting Love Before Motherhood

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In the Daily Mail this week Deri Robins wrote about the price of putting love before her daughter in this honest article where she talks about...

Breastfeeding and Dealing with Visitors

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Little Tinkerbell is now 12 days old and everything seems to be going fairly well.  If her eyes are open, she generally wants to...

So Proud Of My Teen

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This week simply cannot pass by without some huge credit going to my teenage boy.  My regular readers may already know he is 16...

First Week of Breastfeeding

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If you are one of my regular readers you'll have gathered by now I am a huge advocate of breastfeeding, and you can catch...

Induction of Labour – Our Birth Story

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Last week saw me turn 41 weeks pregnant.  It was like one of those milestone birthday's you'd really rather ignore even though you know it's...

40 Weeks and Overdue!

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When will I ever learn to keep my big mouth shut!  Those that know me well already know the answer to that.  I've always...

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding

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New Mums and Mums to be often search the internet gathering information and deliberating about the pros and cons of breastfeeding.  There's lots of...

Our Morning Story – #MorningStories Linky Challenge

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Mornings in our house aren't the happiest time, unless it's the weekend.  I'm very, very pregnant (DD 20th May) so my usual morning tactics...