Easy ways to entertain your toddler when breastfeeding a newborn

Entertaining your toddler whilst breastfeeding a newborn is totally achievable and with some creativity and patience it can be relatively stress free. This article shares some tips I have found helpful and also provides details about other useful websites. All these ideas are also great for whichever approach you choose to take to feed your baby. It’s really …

Stolen sleep

Gone are the days I used to love going around the supermarket, taking my time to choose the food for the week and stashing up on endless amounts of rubbish I don’t need (oh wait I still do that!). Now I’d rather send my husband in with the list and toddler in tow whilst I …

Have your cake and (I’ll) eat it

The healthy eating was going so well today until I stumbled across this little beauty in the fridge… That little beauty was cake….I think I ate it in 5 seconds flat. I have justified the extra calories (for the second day running..) by blaming it on the need to eat as I am breastfeeding. I …

Capturing kindess

I just read “the act of kindness that has captured the world’s hearts” article on netmums and it really resonated with me. It isn’t often people offer to help out when you have small children. This particular story involves new parents who were eating out and were passed a note from another diner. In the note the …

Eye can see clearly now I have had two…

Adapting to two continues. I still have two children which is a success. I haven’t left one in the supermarket, although I won’t lie I have been inclined to leave Arthur there on one occasion…possibly more. He is utterly adorable (of course I would say that, he’s mine!) but he has inherited a double dose …