I’m more than a mother

Ever since I had my son, I feel as thought I’ve lost some of myself. I’ve gained so much and my life has changed for the better in so many ways. I just can’t help yearning for something. I don’t miss my old life, but I do miss the old me. I don’t really remember […]

Finding ways to relax as a parent

Finding the time to relax when you’re a parent is not easy, trust me. Children by their nature require pretty much all of your attention, especially at first. Even though you can leave them under the supervision of someone else, it’s difficult to let go, and you can only rely on babysitters every so often. […]

Working around family life

Fifty years ago, mums were expected to quit their jobs when they had a child, and spend the next few years raising them while the fathers were out at work. However, in the last five decades, things have changed a lot, including society’s perceptions of parenthood and how thing should be done. Child rearing is […]

Getting out with a baby

If you’re like us, this is a military operation. Making sure you’ve got everything, spares, and yourself sorted is often too much stress to handle. If you’re a first time parent, this is even more unnerving. God forbid you’re out in public with a screaming baby, but you’ve forgot a spare nappy to change into. […]

Gift guide for dads

Dads are usually happy with whatever you give them, especially if its alcohol or a moments peace, but now that Adam is a dad I’ve the task of getting him a present from Oscar as well as from me, I struggle to think of one thing never mind 2! So here’s a list of ideas […]