Over the past years we've had our fair share of long road trips transversing Europe with young children- baby, toddler and pre-schooler aged. Initially, with only one child or when Hugo was just a baby and Angelina was a toddler I had no concerns about driving across Europe as the lone adult with them (and our dog). Times have changed. I now aim to squeeze at least one … [Read more...] about 6 top tips for a long road trip with young children
I decided to interview myself to answer the question that so many ask me either directly or though the way they say "oh, you're still breastfeeding him?" Not that I need to justify my actions in any way... Mini Man is still a baby after all! How old is your baby? Mini Man was 8 months old last week. Where has the time flown?! Why do you still breastfeed? We … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding- Why are you still breastfeeding an 8 month old?
Extended breastfeeding. I'm not sure of the current trends in breastfeeding. There certainly is a lot of advocacy for it around and you see more and more cafes and restaurants display a breastfeeding welcome here sign. When they are tiny babies not many bat an eye or those prude and small minded tut and look away, but then there comes a time once you've started the weaning … [Read more...] about Baby led breastfeeding- breastfeeding beyond 6 months
. I actually hate breastfeeding. It's such a rollercoaster ride for me: Baby number three, two weeks in… you’d think it would all be going swimmingly. Since I've been there, done that... Well no! Breastfeeding may come naturally to some, but I have to start from the beginning with each of my babies. Breastfeeding takes practice and perseverance! With Mini Man we started off … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding Awareness Week: Ups and Downs of Breastfeeding
. The original title of this post was one week on, but then another week past without me getting computer time to finish it. It’s amazing how quickly time flies and how moments last forever at the same time. Over the past week we have experienced both: The days just whizz past, yet I will find myself lost staring at the angelic little baby in my arms for what seems like … [Read more...] about Two weeks on…