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Those first three months of a babies life is often a whirlwind for parents, often consisting of sleep deprivation, constantly dealing with poo explosions and trying to settle a wailing baby. Trying to navigate the hurricane that a new baby brings whilst adjusting to the demands of parenthood is one that is difficult, exhausting and often overwhelming. 

I remember when I was first introduced to motherhood, very clearly. It was...

It's amazing how many women have lost a baby, yet the pain is hidden and rarely talked about. Like it is shrouded in secrecy. This is why I embrace Baby Loss month because, even just for a week of the year, there is more awareness and more people share their baby loss stories. Making it less taboo and inspiring for mothers who are going through a heartbreaking time. 

Being in the role that I have of holding mum and baby c...

Today I have decided to use this space to make a plea to all mums. Please, please be kind to one another. Whether it is a single mum trying to juggle children and a home on her own or to the mum who is trying to build a business whilst keeping the kids alive and every other mother in between.

We are all guilty of being judgemental, myself included but really it has to stop. If we do not lift each other up then what will become...

The word ‘colic’ is often said to parents of a miserable baby. Baby won’t stop crying? Colic. Baby constipated and struggling to poo? Colic. Baby arching his back and writhing around in pain? Colic.

How can colic be so easy to diagnose yet every colicky baby seems to have different symptoms, but all have one thing in common. Misery. Both baby and parents are absolutely miserable.  Health professionals look for the rule of thre...

Can you believe it that Happy Sleepy Baby is 4 years old? Happy Birthday to my third baby!!

It is usually at this time I like to take stock of the journey of my business. It certainly has been a slow build at times but I have loved every stage. From the beginning with training and using my daughter as a guinea pig, to my very first client and struggling to fill classes, to having large busy classes, to working with the childre...

As parents we are advised that our babies should have tummy time but it never seems to be very well explained as to why our babies should have tummy time and what actually constitutes as ‘tummy time’.

During my classes, mummies often tell me that their babies really don’t like tummy time and they find it difficult to prioritise it when the baby is so obviously distressed by it. Nobody wants to see their baby upset. In my class...

This video has been made to demonstrate baby massage strokes that can help relieve teething pain and discomfort for your baby. 

It’s January and so many of us suffer with the January Blues. It is little wonder that this is the best time of year for travel agents as we all start thinking about a little sunshine to look forward to.

As many children return to school after the Christmas holidays and my husband returns to work and we all settle back into our normal routine, I can certainly see similarities between the January Blues and the Baby Blues.

The Ba...

“Spring Forward, Fall Back” is a saying that my grandmother would say to me when I was young so that I would remember which way the clock goes in which season for Daylight Saving.

However when you have a young baby, the above saying will certainly not help you. In fact when everyone celebrates that extra hour in bed, you know that you’ll be up at the same time but instead of the clock saying 6am, it could say 5am!!! Certainly...

On Sunday I was honoured to attend the 1st birthday party of one of my yoga babies. It was wonderful to watch the group of mums who met at their first baby yoga class come together and support each other, months after their first class.  They are a group of ladies from different walks of life that bonded over their babies and have continued with an amazing friendship.

Watching these lovely ladies got me thinking at how importa...

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