Monthly Archives: April 2014

Are you a smart or casual mum?

Are you a smart or casual mum?

When you become a mum, it seems that there are two ways to go in terms of your clothing. You can choose to embrace motherhood completely and become the most practically dressed person on the planet or you can make a positive decision to retain your own sense of style and if that means putting a lot of effort into your clothes, you carry on doing so regardless of how little time you have to …

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Blog Your Heart Out

Blog Your Heart Out

One of my favourite bloggers in the whole world, Sonya from The Ramblings of a Formerly Rock and Roll Mum, has tagged me in a meme (ooh, I do love a good meme…) where I have to answer some questions about blogging. So, here goes… Who/What encouraged you to start blogging? I started blogging when Sausage was 2, back in 2010 – I was still in the grips of postnatal PTSD, spending a lot of …

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Tips for Bottlefeeding

With the current Government push to encourage breastfeeding, it seems like ‘bottle’ has become a dirty word. Midwives and Health Visitors aren’t supposed to dole out information regarding bottle-feeding, in case it goes against the ‘Breast is Best’ ethos and even formula milk adverts have to make a big deal of saying “OBVIOUSLY we recommend breastfeeding…”. However, for many families, it’s not that simple and breastfeeding isn’t an option, for whatever reason. For me, being pro-choice …

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Living With a Baby Who Cries a Lot

Living With a Baby Who Cries a Lot

Sausage was a very quiet, chilled out baby. People often commented how little she cried and how she always seemed so content. The same cannot be said for Burrito Baby. BB has been dealing with a horrid combination of reflux, constipation and colic. Her special reflux milk causes constipation. The Infacol worsens the reflux. No one can tell us what causes colic but it all just seems to be a vicious circle which conspires to keep …

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5 Reasons Why You Want a Rooftop Swimming Pool

5 Reasons Why You Want a Rooftop Swimming Pool

Many hotels are famous for their rooftop pools, so why can’t you have one on your home? Well, the answer is: you can! Talk to the folk at http://www.alliancepoolstores.com.au/ about how to make this fantasy a reality. Oh So Luxurious One of the main reasons you might want a rooftop swimming pool is for the sheer luxury of it. Imagine spending languid afternoons sunbathing beside the pool, cocktail in hand, stunning views and gorgeous blue …

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