My motherhood

ʙᴇꜰᴏʀᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴀꜰᴛᴇʀ. It's nice to be able share memories and experiences of my journey with the girls that I never got to share before (for reasons previously discussed) I've been a parent for the best part of a decade. A DECADE! I had my eldest in summer 2010, I was young, niave and unprepared... Continue Reading →

Single Parents Day

President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5166, which declared the 21st of March, 1984, as Single Parents’ Day. Since then, this date has been embraced across the United States, as well as many other countries around the world. The International Vice President of Membership for Parents Without Partners, Mary Anne Britton, says that Single Parents' Day is... Continue Reading →

100 days of darkness – new motherhood

Photos that encapsulate becoming a new mother. They show the exhaustion. They show the cups of cold tea on the side. They show the maternity pants and expressing milk. They show the puffy face. They show the hormonal sweats and hair loss. I was in a zone of living every day on adrenaline. There were... Continue Reading →

The Visual Baby Poo diaries: TEN Bits Of Information.

Expect to find a greenish-black, tarry, sticky stool that looks like motor oil in your newborn's nappy. Since Meconium is made of amniotic fluid, mucus, skin cells, and other stuff ingested in the womb, it doesn't really smell - so you may not realise it's time for a nappy change.When your baby is two days to four days old, his stools will become lighter in colour - sort of an army green, and less sticky. This transitional stool is a sign that he's started digesting early breastmilk or formula and that his intestinal tract is fine.

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