Author: Lisa

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World Breastfeeding Week – 5 products which have helped me on my breastfeeding journey

This time last year I was patiently awaiting the arrival of Connie (although we didn’t know she’d be Connie yet) and I saw all the information about “World Breastfeeding Week” and I was so excited to be part of it this year!  It was so important to me that I...

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Summer holiday memories

I’ve seen a lot of posts today about it being the first day of the summer holidays, for me it’s no different to normal apart from the fact Anthony went back to work after a few weeks off today so I’m learning to parent alone during the day again! I...

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Why I buy second hand…

When I look around our house I realise that most of our furniture was donated by friends, family or bought from charity shops, then anything we couldn’t find second hand we got from Ikea, which I appreciate is quite a big difference! Our dining table was my great grandmothers and...

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Going Forwards

I think I expected to feel really emotional when Monkey crawled for the first time, perhaps have a lump in my throat, as it was I was just insanely happy and also highly amused. She didn’t crawl towards me, or her Dad, she moved towards her own reflection in the...

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Mothers intuition

What I’ve realised is that it really took becoming a mum to understand the concept of intuition. I read an article in the last few weeks before Connie was born about how a woman who had returned home to Africa after living in both the UK and America called Why...

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Detox Baby

I have joked about it but in all honesty if I hadn’t have done a juice detox with my Mum in September 2015 and then followed that up by cutting gluten and dairy from my diet I am pretty certain I wouldn’t have ended up pregnant. The weight-loss and body...