Beautiful Birth - A guest blog by Beccy Angove. There are lots of things I love passionately. My children, obv! My lovely partner in crime and my mum, double obv! Then there’s the prosecco, cheese, bread and chocolate which is possibly the reason why I still look 7 months pregnant! But there are two not … Continue reading Beautiful Birth
When my daughter was four weeks old, I was faced with something that no parent should ever have to experience. One night after a lovely evening, my four week old baby went limp and lifeless in my arms. She had stopped breathing. The minutes that followed were the longest of my life. I was guided … Continue reading The importance of infant first aid awareness
Hi Lovely Readers! In January I was so excited to find out I had been shortlisted for THREE awards in the Cotswold Blogger Awards; Inspirational, Feel Good, and Social Influence. Two of these categories are open to public vote. If you have followed my blog for a while you may know that I work part … Continue reading Cotswold Blogger Awards: Vote For Me Online!
I was so fortunate a few weeks ago to be offered a photoshoot by the fabulous Gill from Mouse About Town. I had already seen a fair bit of her work as she has a fantastic reputation in Gloucestershire and she had shot a few of my friends, including some stunning newborn photos for The … Continue reading A Photoshoot with Mouse About Town
During my pregnancy I made the decision that I wanted to give breastfeeding a go. I read so many books, attended the NHS breastfeeding session, and even went to a support group. I fully prepared myself for how difficult breastfeeding may be. I had heard from friends of the sore nipples, mastitis, thrush; the list … Continue reading Our fright with tongue tie
I get asked this from time to time, and I often struggle to put my reasonings into words. I love to write. I also love to talk but that’s another story. When I gave birth to Harper I had no idea what the next 12 months would entail. Motherhood hit me like a ton of … Continue reading Why do I blog?
My Baby Led Life; What I’ve Learnt So Far. A guest post by Jess Watson. 1. The Baby is always right. This needs no explanation. 2. Breastfeeding is hard even when it's problem free. We were really lucky in that both Anya and I took to breastfeeding pretty well. She latched within minutes of being … Continue reading My Baby Led Life; What I’ve Learnt So Far