Tag: sleep

Thoughts on Christmas, toddlers and giving birth in a manger

“And so this is Christmas….and what have you done?” Not a lot, if this blog is anything to go by! Who knew trying to redesign a website with one hand while wiping a toddlers nose with the other during December would be so time-consuming…However, I do hope you like the new layout, which I’ll be fiddling with over the coming months (suggestions welcome, as always). This will be my second Christmas as…

Reading for happy mamas #3 – 17 Oct 2015

Happy weekend! Have I mentioned that it’s my birthday weekend?!?! And yes, I’m as excited as a toddler. I love my birthday, especially now that I’m 21! (I know, awful joke). It’s been a busy week, but I still found time to read a couple of fun things online… Advice from the heart: Amazing post from Confessions of a Crummy Mummy on Why you should never feel guilty about Brexting. I…

Reading for happy mamas #2 – 10 Oct 2015

Happy weekend! Compared to last week (see exhibit A) this week has been pretty great. The highlight was tagging along with a local walking group. We were the only mum+baby pair so I was worried about keeping the group back but everyone was so welcoming. Baby boy loved all the dogs that joined our walk and I loved being outside. Here are my favourite links from the week… Advice from the heart: Tough…

Don’t get any toys

Having read this article on the connection between business and the mommy wars, I’ve been thinking about how so many posts on parent blogs are geared towards getting people to BUY stuff. I’m therefore starting a little series called “Don’t get…” offering a light-hearted look at some of the things new parents perhaps don’t need quite so badly. One of my most persistent Christmas memories is going through the Obletter Christmas catalogue. For those who didn’t…