10 Questions to Reflect on 2017 & Refocus for 2018

This year I'm determined to plan some time in advance to reflect on what's been great about 2017 and set some new goals for 2018. I thought it might be helpful to share some of the questions I'll be mulling over. Why not take some time out over the holiday, go for a walk, have a hot bath or just sit somewhere quiet and have a think about what the start of the new year will mean for you.

The Christmas Conundrum

It's coming towards the end of November and Christmas is drawing closer with increasing speed. In many ways I feel more organised than ever this year. We've already decided what gifts we're going to buy and amazingly we've bought quite a lot of them already. It will be just the three of us on Christmas … Continue reading The Christmas Conundrum

Breastfeeding ~ Expectations vs. Reality

Before becoming a parent I had a very idealistic impression of breastfeeding. Probably from brief glimpses of mum's feeding their babies in quaint little coffee shops, by the lake or in the park, the birds singing sweetly in the background. You get the idea. The feature photo for this post sums up my impression pretty well. I can assure you though, that the reality when this photo was taken, was actually quite different!...

An Untimely Arrival?

If you have children of your own or have a little one on the way, you have probably been asked at some point if they were a surprise or planned. We used to say, "if you knew our circumstances, you wouldn't think we planned very well!"...