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Why I’m proud to breastfeed in the pub

Brace yourselves. This is going to be a ranty one. Did you hear about the man who lambasted a mum [...]

By |March 29th, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|34 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Happy Mothering Sunday! This is my first Mother's Day as a mum of three so for #MySundayPhoto this week I [...]

By |March 26th, 2017|Parenting|7 Comments

5 fashion tips for breastfeeding mums

Now I don’t pretend to know much – if anything - about fashion, but having breastfed for a combined total [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|25 Comments

Things they don’t tell you about the first week of breastfeeding

Don't worry, this isn't going to be one of those posts featuring horror stories about bleeding nipples and mastitis. Well, it does include [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|46 Comments

My breastfeeding hopes…and fears

It’s official: the third trimester has arrived! With 10 weeks to go until baby number three is due to make their [...]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|7 Comments

Why I gave up my dream job to breastfeed

‘Give mums paid breaks to breastfeed at work’. That’s the recommendation of a new report which blames the UK’s ‘unhelpful [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|33 Comments

The curious case of the shrinking boob

Pregnancy – and breastfeeding – have got lot to answer for in the boob department. Anyone who says they haven't is lying. [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments

How do you stop co-sleeping?

How do you stop co-sleeping? Google it and you’ll find pages of advice for newborns up to teens which is [...]

By |August 24th, 2016|Uncategorised|21 Comments

An Ode to my nursing bras

After 20 long months I’ve decided it’s time to stop breastfeeding Little B. He’s never slept through the night, and [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Parenting|13 Comments

When is your child too old to sleep in your bed?

When is your child too old to sleep in your bed? I ask because this week Little B and I [...]

By |May 30th, 2016|Parenting|32 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about extended breastfeeding

Everyone tells you there’s a big difference between breastfeeding a newborn and breastfeeding a toddler. But what they fail to [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|26 Comments

Would you let a stranger breastfeed your baby?

Have you heard the story about the mum who let five strangers breastfeed her baby? She was taken into hospital [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|36 Comments

Jamie Oliver’s right, breastfeeding IS a problem

‘Leave my tits alone’ and ‘stop mansplaining’: those are some of criticisms levelled at Jamie Oliver after he said something [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Breast feeding|57 Comments

Co-sleeping with a baby: should you or shouldn’t you?

This week, at 14 months old, Little B spent a whole night in his cot for the first time ever. [...]

By |January 8th, 2016|Parenting|8 Comments

5 ways to (try) and get more sleep

Do you think we will ever get the chance to catch up on the Lost Sleep of Motherhood? Those endless [...]

By |November 12th, 2015|Bedding, Family life|10 Comments