How to combat loneliness as a new parent

Lilah Kathleen

Parenting, especially the first time, has got to be one of the biggest learning curves you will ever face. When I had my first child, babies were almost alien to me and I had a sugar-coated idea of what being a parent was going to be like. No amount of talk, or coaching prepared me for the change to my life and it was a real shock to the system. Now I am a proud grandparent, but even with 5… Continue Reading “How to combat loneliness as a new parent”

Are You Really Ready To Have A Child With Him?


A lot of women have no problem telling when they’re ready to have a child. There’s the biological clock aspect of it, and some women make up their mind from a young age and have their heart set and ready for it for years. But what about when it comes to choosing the man you have that kid with? You might be ready, but are you ready to have it with him in particular? Is there a good division of… Continue Reading “Are You Really Ready To Have A Child With Him?”

Top Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Maternity Photo

Regardless of whether you are planning to conceive a baby by natural means or through IVF treatment and other fertility support, there are lots of things you can do to boost your chances of becoming pregnant and giving birth to a healthy baby. The best place to start is by visiting your GP for a full health check-up, including your sexual health. It’s important to discuss these matters because some STIs and other illnesses can lead to infertility. Your doctor’s… Continue Reading “Top Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy”

Review: Nanit Baby Monitor


Back in October I headed to The Baby Show at Olympia with Abbey, where we got to see a whole plethora of pregnancy and baby products. One item that really stayed with both of us was the Nanit Baby Monitor. Unlike most baby monitors which are set up across the room from baby, the Nanit attaches to a stand and watches baby from above. There are three types of stand available, a free-standing one that can be moved, handy, one… Continue Reading “Review: Nanit Baby Monitor”

A very busy December and some big news!!


It is the end of December and it is safe to say it has been a very busy month for us as a family. I love the build up to Christmas, with the kids attending various events and this year is a bittersweet one for us as it is Sebby’s last year in KS1 and therefore his last Nativity. This year he starred (literally) as the Star of Bethlehem in their play: Lights, Camel, Action which saw the Nativity story… Continue Reading “A very busy December and some big news!!”