For the first time ever, Harry-Zander developed a fever brought on by the flu and I was perplexed and found myself wishing I could breastfeed him to health again. It is hard to watch a child feeling so miserable and poorly and not be able to wave a magic wand to make it better. I … More Babies, Toddlers and The Flu
Six months ago, my Little Genius had his 1st birthday party. I had made a lot of plans on how I wanted it to go, hired a deejay to make some fab music mixes, the dance floor was going to LIT! I even had him practising dance moves. It took me a while … More 1st Birthday Party Tips
Following up on my Being A Mum post, I interviewed some expatriate mothers to get a grasp on what mothering away from home and immediate family means; Their challenges and the upsides. Being a new expatriate mum, this interview really helped me prepare myself mentally for the challenges ahead. … More Being An Expat Mum
Since becoming a Mother, everything means more to me. . And for clarification, I became a mother the day I realised I was pregnant, looked at my husband, smiled and said, “I think we are going to have a baby soon!” So, realising I was pregnant started the “Being a Mom” journey for me. I … More BEING MUM . . .
Every moment my LO (Little One) latches onto my nipple to feed, I feel a sense of deeper connection with him. I hated the thought of severing that. Of lessening his dependence on me so I did the six months exclusive breastfeeding, and soldiered on breast feeding him on demand until he was 14 months … More Breastfeeding, Weaning and Sleep-training