With 1 in 4 women giving birth via c sections (according to the Report on Maternity Data tables 2014 from the Ministry Of Health NZ), I think talk of what happens during and after should be talked about more. And it should never be deemed as 'the easy way out'. As having 2 C-sections myself,…

I've been a bit quiet the past couple of weeks. To be brutally honest it's been a slow downhill slide all compounding to me ending up in A & E. Don't worry I'll live. Nothing that taking it easy for a couple of weeks won't fix. But seriously when the doctor told me that, I…

From biting, hitting, throwing, not listening, yelling in your face, crying at nothing to throwing themselves on the floor in a crumpled, hysterical mess. The 'terrible twos' can be a very trying time for any parent. My eldest is 2 in 21 days, but I can say the attitude is and has been very real…

This is my take on 2 under 2 with a 22 month old and a 4 month old. I thought I was busy with one child....boy I don't know what on earth my problem was. There are so many things that I took for granted when only having one child. Getting ready with one -…

In light of world breastfeeding week, I've come across many posts with mothers defending their choice to either breast feed or bottle feed. Telling their story as if they feel obligated to defend themselves. I've also seen many negative comments and people getting offended by other mothers decisions. Seriously, this does my friggen head in.…

This isn't meant to be a sad or depressing post, just a wee reminder to cherish the things we can sometimes take for granted. You never really know when you do something for the first or last time with your children. Sometimes you don't even know that your last child will be the last one…