‘Tis the season, people! Time to get that tree out and decorate it all just so. Ah, Christmas joy! Until... here comes the toddler! Yep, having a little person around (or three, in my case) means those wonderfully placed decorations are unlikely to stay "just so" for very long, are they. However you choose navigate this … Continue reading Stress-Free Christmas Decorating with Kids
In my last post, I wrote about preparing for a home birth. I left that post being taken straight back to feeling heavily pregnant - 38 weeks and awaiting baby's arrival. I remember feeling hot, uncomfortable, and hoping beyond all hopes that she would come early! Her official "due date" was 28 December, but I was … Continue reading A Home Birth Story – part two: baby’s arrival
This time last year I was pregnant with our little girl, our third baby, and planning where her place of birth was to be. With it being Home Birth Awareness Week this week I thought I would share her birth story. I had many conversations with other parents about home birth in the lead up … Continue reading A Home Birth Story – part one: preparation.
I'm a huge fan of podcasts over here. I first discovered them a couple of years ago, when a friend of mine put me onto them. At the time, she said to me something along the lines of "sometimes it can get lonely when you're at home with kids". She was a bit further down … Continue reading Pushing Play on Podcasts: how they are a great parenting resource and sanity saver.