Am I too old to become a mum?

For years now I have been reading articles on fertility in your 30s.  How dangerous it can be for mother and baby, the potential risks and even how selfish it is to even consider becoming a parent post 40. It’s easy to get caught up in a myriad…

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Isolation & Postnatal Depression – My Story

Anyone who has children will know that the early weeks and months of parenthood can be daunting, and especially so if you find yourself with no help or support. It is easy to become overwhelmed or feel like there is no one around who truly understands what you…

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Tips on successful co-parenting

Co-parenting or joint parenting is when two parents work together raising their child even though they are separated, divorced or no longer living together.  It is something that I have had to do for many years, and I can honestly say that at times it has been very…

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Life through a lens

I’m sat by the pool and I hear my daughter screeching “OWWWWW, WHAT ARE YOU DOING!! MUMMMM HES JUST SCRATCHED ME WITH HIS FOOT, HE NEEDS HIS TOENAILS CUTTING!!!” (Cringe) Most of the mums are looking at me with that, ‘Is that your child face!’ Just then my…

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The iPad Babysitter

Is leaving your child in front of the computer or iPad just for some peace and quiet lazy parenting? My two boys Harry and Alfie have always had boundless energy and they love doing sports.  Between them they do Rugby, Football and Gymnastics.  When the weekend comes they…

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Back To School

I love September, I feel like back to school signals a reset not only in the kids, but in my mind, body and soul too. You’ve spent the summer reflecting on everyone’s achievements, and also trying to figure out where things went wrong and how you managed to…

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Superwoman Breastfeeds

Ultra-athlete Sophie Power breast fed her child when needed whilst undertaking a Mont-Blanc race.I think any parent will agree that in those first few months of motherhood, although it brings so much joy, it is completely exhausting and emotionally draining.  Throw in breast feeding and you experience exhaustion on…

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