Poem: Premature Twin in Intensive Care

Having one twin in intensive care, while you and the other twin are in another place, is simply soul destroying. You have overwhelming pain that make it nearly impossible to move without help. This makes it impossible to go and visit your twin in intensive care very much. You have to convince yourself that theContinue reading “Poem: Premature Twin in Intensive Care”

All I Need Is a Little More Sleep…

One of the recurring ‘grass is always greener’ feelings I have since becoming a parent is, “If only I could have a little more sleep, I’d be a super Mum!”. Why then does nature intend a Mum to have such little sleep? What can we do to promote more rest? What foods can we eatContinue reading “All I Need Is a Little More Sleep…”

Important Parenting Things I Wish I’d Known Sooner – Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing

Some parents may be in a position to have planned exactly how they will parent their children before they are even born. Others, like me, assumed it would just be whatever it would be and all would work out fine. When the reality hits and you can’t even work out whether it’s morning or night,Continue reading “Important Parenting Things I Wish I’d Known Sooner – Hindsight is a Wonderful Thing”

Prepare My Baby for the Arrival of Another Baby… or erm… Two More Babies

As a Mum you are excited to continue trying for a new baby to join your happy single child in the future world of adventures together. It took only 3 years to conceive our first baby, so we didn’t imagine I would fall pregnant very quickly this time either. Shocked, I fell pregnant whilst exclusivelyContinue reading “Prepare My Baby for the Arrival of Another Baby… or erm… Two More Babies”

Isolation and Postnatal Depression with a Young Family – COVID19 And Other Reasons

They say it takes a village to raise a child. This saying does not help when you have young babies and no support network or visitors. Now with the Coronavirus isolating the World within the walls of their homes, every family will be able to relate to this isolated situation. There are many Mums whoContinue reading “Isolation and Postnatal Depression with a Young Family – COVID19 And Other Reasons”

Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 3: Tandem and Triandem Nursing

Planning for a second child is not always an easy decision, especially if you are still breastfeeding another baby. When you discover you’re pregnant you are now already tandem feeding and this blog will help with some points to consider. If you discover you are pregnant with twins, you may wonder if it’s even possibleContinue reading “Breastfeeding – The Whole Truth Part 3: Tandem and Triandem Nursing”

How to Help My Children Have Strong and Loving Sibling Bonds

Before having multiple children everyone’s dream is surely for loving children to bond and be close for the rest of their lives together. But what helps this goal to be achieved? This blog helps parents to set a positive approach to encourage their children grow up together with a respectful, loving and happy bond. WhenContinue reading “How to Help My Children Have Strong and Loving Sibling Bonds”