The writer within?

I never thought I would write. I have always loved children and babies and I seem to have a natural connection to young children which they generally respond positively to. I adore making those connections and having fun with them. Initially I always thought I would become a primary school teacher. I loved the idea … More The writer within?

Birth is to parenting what your wedding day is to marriage.

I had a birth plan. It was beautiful. I was going to have dimmed lights, music playing and skin on skin contact as soon as possible. My “plan” was to be very mobile during labour and eventually, I would deliver on all fours because I figured gravity might help the process. I was scared, but … More Birth is to parenting what your wedding day is to marriage.

Baby brain?

Every time I hear the term ‘Baby Brain’ it really irritates me. It has long been used as an excuse for a whole range of things. If you Google “baby brain” you will be met with several search results around what it is, whether it is real and possible scientific proof it exists. I don’t … More Baby brain?