We always talk about the big things that change after you have kids. It's understandable, your whole life gets turned upside down, your lifestyle changes, not to mention your sleeping habits and bank balance, but lately I've been thinking about all the small things that have changed since becoming a parent. So I thought I … Continue reading Little Things That Have Changed Since Having Kids
I say this every time, and I'll say it again, I can't believe Sigi is six months old. Where is the time going? While I love how much she's developing, sometimes I just want time to stand still, just for a few moments and let me enjoy how small and wonderful she is right now. … Continue reading Sigi’s 6 Month Update
There's pros and cons to everything you do as a parent and cloth nappies are no exception. With this in mind I decided to do my list of pros and cons for using reusable nappies. Pro: Environmentally Friendly. Definitely the most obvious pro, with disposable nappies taking anywhere between 200-500 years to biodegrade, you can … Continue reading Sustainable Living: Pros and Cons of Cloth Nappies.
That is the most infuriating question of all at the moment. So, lately, there have been problems with napping in our house. Frey has just turned 2 and hes at that phase where sometimes he just doesn't want to nap, and honestly, it's exhausting. He used to go down for a nap between 12-1 and … Continue reading To Nap or Not To Nap?
Every parent has that one place where they take their kids when their at the end of their ropes. When your kids are climbing the walls and that you've watched The Lorax for the 500th time. When you've got to get out of house before you scream and you need to take them somewhere that … Continue reading Surviving The Summer: The Ice Cream Farmers
I couldn't baby wear with Frey, mostly due to my mental state at the time. You see we got a baby sling and I had visions of looking like some glorious earth mother when I wore it. The reality was every time I tried to use it I spent the whole time in a complete … Continue reading Baby Wearing The Second Time Round: Infantino Flip Advanced 4-in-1 Carrier
I can't believe that it's been a month since I gave birth to my beautiful baby daughter but here we are. Even though she's only a month old, I can already see parts of her personality starting to peek through. She's very inquisitive and much calmer than her big brother was at this age. That … Continue reading Sigi 1 Month Update
We're now 2 weeks in to being a family of 4. Sigi is thriving and I'm slowly healing from my c-section, so we're full swing into our adjustment period. I won't lie it's not been easy, both me and the hubby have felt a lot of parental guilt with Frey. He's gone from having 100% … Continue reading Family of 3 to a Family of 4
It's a weird week, I'm now a little over 38 weeks and with baby coming at 39 weeks we're officially in our last week of being a family of three. While it's exciting time, it's also almost bittersweet in a way. We've spent nearly 2 years now being a family of three and this is … Continue reading Last Week of Being a Family of Three.
Frey is now 20 months, and is very quickly approaching his second birthday. That being said I'm not too worried about the terrible twos as they’ve already started. Although the tantrums only make up about 10% of Frey's behaviour, the other 90% consists of him being his usual happy self, with an eagerness to learn … Continue reading Frey at 20 Months Update