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Everyday “Exercises”. 

I probably haven’t seen the inside of a gym since I fell pregnant and, in all honesty, I do miss it (I really do) as it gave me time between work and home to wind down. It also gave me a clean and energised feeling despite getting sweaty. I really enjoyed it. Since having T

Lifesavers

Several blogging award ceremonies are now upon us. Every year, we nominate and then vote for our favourite bloggers – sometimes spending hours on one category because the category has three of your favourite blogs in it. But where would we be without the little parenting lifesavers that have got us through the day so

The Breastfeeding Chronicles – Bronze Boobs

It seems like only yesterday that T took his first latch in the hospital, and here I am; celebrating my bronze boobs. I couldn’t be prouder. The last 3 months have probably been the most challenging 3 months of my life, not to mention the most unattractive. Breastfeeding is hard. There’s no doubt about it.

Why I Breastfeed…

As part of national breastfeeding week; a campaign dedicated to raising awareness, increasing acceptance, and promoting support, the lovely Vivienne from Another Bun invited me to join in on her #whyibreastfeed campaign as part of the week long campaign by UNICEF. Although I already actively write about my breastfeeding journey, I couldn’t not get involved.

The Breastfeeding Chronicles – My Feeding Station

My day starts between 6am and 8am depending on whether T goes back to sleep after his 6am feed. Once awake, I then get him dressed (topping and tailing him beforehand every other day). I then come downstairs, put him on his play mat or in his travel cot, grab some breakfast, and then spend

The Breastfeeding Chronicles – Mastitis

Mastitis is where a build up of milk has occurred in your breast, often leaking into the breast tissue. Early stages of mastitis is not an infection, but your body reacts to it as if it is an infection. Later stages of mastitis can apparently turn into a real infection or worse, an abscess. Your