Firsts

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Tomorrow my baby girl starts primary school.  I am sad.  There is no other way of describing it.  A small part of me just wants to keep all my babies at home forever.  But I think the best thing for me is to do is to reflect on how amazing the past five years have … [Read more…]

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Top Tips For Breastfeeding In Public

So you’re a breastfeeding mummy to a beautiful new baby, and you think to yourself, I would love to go out for a wee shopping trip! Or meet up with a friend for coffee!  Or have a nice meal out!  But how could you possibly feed in public?! The thought of it makes your heart … [Read more…]

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MMR or not?

Well, like many parents, we have spent the past 15 months taking trips to the doctors surgery for the wee woman to get all her vaccinations. Sometimes I often wondered if we rushed in too quickly in following the normal turn of events and maybe should have done some more research into each vaccination before … [Read more…]

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An Amazing Reunion In Heaven

How much of what we do influences others?  I often wonder about the long-term consequences of our actions, especially in terms of our Christian witness and walk with God.  C. F Stanley said “Consider the life of the Apostle Paul: What do you think went through his mind as he sat in a Roman jail?  … [Read more…]

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Changed Lifestyle

I was watching a daytime talk show last week, where they were discussing the changes children make to our lifestyles.  One mum said, ‘our children should fit into our lifestyle, rather than us changing our lifestyle to revolve round them’.  This is an interesting concept.  When we have a baby, it goes without saying that … [Read more…]

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Smacking In Schools

I found it interesting to read that there is a loophole in the law, which permits the smacking of children in schools that are classified as ‘less that part-time’, that is less than 12.5 hours a week.  Given that smacking is banned in all other forms of education, it will probably not be long before … [Read more…]

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What Does It Look Like I’m Doing?

Just to back up a point I made in an earlier post, I got Andrew to take a photo of Tamar and I having lunch in a local cafe this week. It may surprise you to know that I am feeding Tamar! Yes it may look like she’s sleeping or being cuddled, but she is … [Read more…]

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Make a Choice, Make a Stand. Don’t Sit On The Fence

We always want the best for our children.  Like many new mums, from the day I found out I was expecting a baby, I was searching baby websites reading about the development in the womb, buying books on what to eat and what not to eat while pregnant.  I made lists of things we needed … [Read more…]

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Baby Genius :-)

The past three months have been incredibly life changing.  Time has gone so quickly its hard to believe how much Tamar has changed and grown in such a short space of time.  One minute we are in the hospital unsure how to change a nappy, the next we are having our baby dedicated in church!  … [Read more…]

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Setting a good example

It would be easy for me to write a blog post day after day, about the joys and news experiences of being a parent! Wonderful and unique things happen everyday with Tamar, she is a fascinating little person, who is maturing in her own way. I was just pondering on the fact that everything is … [Read more…]

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