When I decided many years ago that I wasn't going to have children, their large footprint on the environment and the concern for over the future of our world were driving factors. Once our beautiful surprise decided to happen these concerns were at the forefront of my mind throughout the pregnancy. One thing I knew was that I was going to use cloth nappies! It has taken a year to get my butt in gear (mum life!) but we have finally made the switch and I couldn't be happier. In fact, I'm annoyed with myself for not doing it sooner as it was in no way a hassle and we have used so many disposables in that time!
It's just one of those days. Your back hurts, You're tired, He's tired... It's just one of those days.
One of the things you are told early on in babies life, is that they need a routine so get a sleep schedule sorted straight away!There are articles stating babies and children need a schedule, and others that say it doesn't matter at a young age. So, as with every parenting decision, it is hard… Continue reading Zero Routine Parenting
Co-Sleeping, a big decision!When baby is born, all they know is mum and you can bet they want to stay close.A biological pull that mum will also feel.If baby is close, they are safe, right? Whenever you hear of Co-Sleeping (or bed sharing) most people will be concerned of SIDS, and that's good, with children… Continue reading Why I Co-Sleep
I've been a mum for just over a year now, and whilst that sounds like a long time, I can't see a time when I don't feel like a 'new mum'. I guess seeing all the milestones for the first times mean that I will feel 'new' for quite some time to come!I wanted to… Continue reading The cost of Motherhood