Sometimes I can’t believe that I actually have 3 children. As I only have two hands, I’m really outnumbered and gone are the days when I could hold hands with the twins and walk down the street. People always ask me if looking after one newborn is easier than two newborns; and for me, the… Continue reading Welcoming a new child
As I had a elective (sheduled) C-Section with the twins, I never experienced labour pains. With baby 3, my doctors had no reason to suggest a C-Section so I had to mentally prepare for my “first natural labour”. I of course came to find out that nothing prepares you for childbirth. There’s lots of things… Continue reading 10 things I didn’t know about natural labour
I’ll start with an apology for my lack of posts; I completely abandoned this blog for the past few weeks. I’m sure you can understand that adjusting to life with a newborn can take some time. But I’m finally feeling like my normal self now. As of today, Ivory is 9 weeks old and 1… Continue reading Newborn tips to make life easy
Everybody needs a break from the demands of daily living, and mums are no exception. The job of a mum never ends, but it’s important to take time to renew and recharge yourself. An overtired and drained mum cannot compare to a well rested, physically and emotionally healthy mum. You should try to have some frequent… Continue reading 5 easy ways to make the most of your “me time”
I’m 4 weeks in with my third child, but I would say this is my first breastfeeding experience. I didn’t breastfeed my twins for long enough to even post about it. I just remember it being painful and my milk supply being “low”. In hindsight, I probably didn’t try hard enough, but in my own… Continue reading Breastfeeding Basics
Also known as forgetfulness. Pregnancy can be overwhelming; regardless if you’re a first time mum or eighth time mum, and it can literally make you forget things. This could range from forgetting an appointment, to forgetting what you walked into the shop for, to whether you turned off the stove. But I have a few… Continue reading Dealing with “Pregnancy Brain”
This will be one of my shorter posts…I apologise for not posting last week but my reason should make you able to forgive me… I had a baby! On the 8th of April 2017, we welcomed a precious baby girl that we named Ivory. So we now have 3 children: Ivan, Ivanna and Ivory. We… Continue reading Welcome to the world!