The Baby Diaries #7 – A New Parent’s Essential Kit

A couple of weeks back, both the girls had terrible colds and ear infections. The Friday evening was the worst and hardest night I’ve ever had as a parent. Baby Dottie had a terrible runny nose, high temperature and of course her ear infection. She was on antibiotics from the Doctor which we had seen earlier that afternoon and was…

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New Mum Stories: Fifty-Something Fruit Cake

Hello and welcome back to New Mum Stories. This week’s installment is from Jo over at Fifty-Something Fruit Cake Jo’s story is from her memories of being a new mum to her son over 28 years ago. Over to you Jo…. Remembering being a new mum I always knew I wanted to be a mum one day. Something in my DNA…

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The Importance Of Self-Care For New Parents

When you have a child your life changes in ways you never could have imagined. Suddenly your full attention is on another human being. Everything you do is ultimately for them. Taking care of yourself often becomes secondary. But it’s not wise to completely set aside your own needs. Parents who are tired, ill, and unfulfilled will not be able…

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