Are your children bored now that the summer holidays are coming to an end? In this household, it’s definitively getting harder to keep them occupied! So here is a quick “recipe” that will keep most bored kids happy for quite a while: DIY lollipops!
It was the hottest day of the 2011 and I was being induced at 42 weeks. I’d done NCT classes but still found myself totally unprepared for what came next. The long labour, epidural and emergency caesarean were not part of our plan.
Yes! Breastfeeding is a wonderful thing. But let’s be honest, especially at the beginning, breastfeeding can also be very challenging, if not downright difficult and sometimes painful.
For someone who has never breastfed, the image of a breastfeeding woman is that of a person with two milk taps ready at all times.
As regular readers have probably already have gathered, I’m 35 weeks pregnant and reckon I’ve read more books in this concentrated period of time that I ever did at school or university put together. I have quite a bookish character, plus I’m a writer, so I guess it’s my natural response to want to ‘study’ pregnancy and parenting in written form.