When you first have a child, you may think that they barely sleep. After all, it feels like you hardly get any shut-eye between feeding, cuddles, and playtime. But the average newborn should get around sixteen to seventeen hours every single day. You just feel exhausted because they rarely take this sleep in long stretches like adults do. They’ll awake regularly for feeding, changing and sometimes just for a little cry for crying’s sake. While you may be tired, you need to remember that sleep for baby is much more essential than for you as a functioning adult. So be patient and they’ll grow into a more convenient sleeping pattern over the next few months. Here’s everything to know about your bundle of joy’s sleeping patterns, habits, and needs.
There hasn't been many glimpses of my life over the past few weeks as we've been super busy preparing for the big move. But the girls and I managed to take a break from packing on Friday night to do some baking.
If you’re planning to have children or just received news that you’re going to be a parent in the coming months, then you may be wondering how you can prepare your home and your lifestyle to suit the new arrival. One of the very first things that you’ll have to consider is renovating your home in order to suit your children.
The most common things that people think about are security (such as installing cameras and removing any crawl-level hazards) and preparing a kid’s bedroom. People often overlook the importance of preparing their bathrooms for children as well. A kid-friendly bathroom doesn’t mean adding the latest comic book characters to the wall or having colourful tubes of toothpaste, so in this post, we’re going to go in-depth on how you can change your bathroom to be more suitable for children.
I have been so overwhelmed with work and our house move lately I've been struggling to find time to switch off and relax. So I've decided to take a moment and sit back and think about the ways I enjoy relaxing and make sure I fit at least one of these into every single day. And I'm sharing 5 of them to inspire you to carve out some 'me time'.
Are you a fan of entertaining? Love planning a menu? Obsess over the seating plan? Sounding familiar? If so read on as the MUM'S Party Book from MUM'S Office is the perfect place to keep all your party plans in one beautiful place and I have one to give away to a lucky reader.
For millennia, the human species grew up in a world without electronic devices, let alone smart ones. But over the last 20 years, and in the last 10 in particular, that’s all changed. Children are now so used to the technology in their homes that there are videos of toddlers online literally using their fingers to scroll down the pages of physical paperbacks.
Karen loves her job as a psychiatrist and she's good at it. She is a fixer and prides herself on being in control, of her own lives and her best friends Bea and Eleanor.
But when she takes on a new patient, Jessica Hamilton, her world is flipped on it's head. Jessica is aggressive and cagey and knows things about her personal life and her friends which she should not know. Who is she?
As cracks begin to show in Karen's professional and personal life she begins to wish she'd never taken on this new patient. Or does she?
We had an amazing trip to Circus Wonderland who visit our local recreation ground each year and never disappoint. The show always changes and my favourite act this year was the trapeze. Amazing strength and grace.
Do you look at your living room and wish it was different, but you just can’t figure out why? You’ve come to the right place! There are numerous reasons your living room may not be working for you right now. Read on, and you may just be able to pinpoint where things are going wrong in your living room space:
Both my girls were a complete nightmare to wean off breastfeeding. I was at my wits end because neither of them could be left for more than a few hours even at 9mths old. My breastfeeding story is similar to lots of Mums who find the transition from breast to bottle is a struggle. Here are some top tips to hep if your baby is resisting the change
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.