The cost of childcare

The rising cost of living means that many mothers have to return to work much sooner than those of previous generations. In turn this means that childcare has become a fast growing industry and rates of nurseries and childminders have Read more…


Maternity Cover

Today it was announced that This Morning had organised their maternity leave cover for Holly Willoughby. Two presenters from GMTV will be covering when the star goes on leave to have and spend time with her daughter in May this Read more…


Tricky Trimester

I never thought I’d be in one of those couples who are ‘trying’ for a baby. Our daughter was a convenient accident. We took a spare of the moment risk and were lucky to hit bullseye. Despite this happy-go-lucky approach, Read more…


Birth Plan vs Birth Wishes

This time last year I had a new born baby, full of the excitement and nerves that the little bundle of joy brings.


Sleep – we have had some!

So we are now four days into our new routine and fingers crossed it is working really well. I have offered to get the routine in place until the weekend and then Gav will implement it too. So far so Read more…


Sleep – issues and resolving them

Previously we have had help with our sleep issues or basically our lack of it. It really worked out well and for a few months we were all in our own beds, in our own rooms until I think it Read more…