Sleep Training at 5 Months Old

Sleep. The bane of my existence. Well, lack of sleep is the bane of my existence, as I’m sure every parent will agree. Once bub was about 3.5 months old, his sleep went right out the window. You hear a lot about the 4 month ‘sleep regression’ as a new parent, and if that’s what…

What Does A Mum Do All Day?

This is what a mum actually does with her day

Adorable Baby or Drunk Friend?

As a parent, there are many things you find yourself congratulating your baby for. All those little milestones that they work through in order to develop into a functioning adult. Some are adorable, some are hilarious, some are mildly terrifying, and yet all of them fill you with an odd sense of pride. Things that,…

That Weird Parental Pride

Isn’t it funny that I am so damn proud of my baby doing something that virtually all babies do?

What It’s Like Being On Maternity Leave From School

By a lucky coincidence, my baby was born at the beginning of the school year. This meant that I finished up at the end of the year and started maternity leave without going back to school. It was good for the school because it meant they didn’t have to worry about filling a maternity position…

Apps That Have Saved My Sanity

As a new mum who loves her technology, it’s no surprise that I use my phone a whole lot more than I probably should. Those long hours spent breastfeeding can get a little boring, I admit, especially during the night when I can’t really watch tv or read a book to entertain myself. Entertainment Let’s…

The First Month After Birth – Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding my newborn was something that I had always wanted to do, and always assumed I could do. I have a family history of breastfeeding issues, so I was concerned I might have problems too, but I kept my spirits high and ran with the assumption that I wouldn’t have any issues. Soon after bubba…