This post is written in support of Home birth awareness week 2018. My views on birth and experience are mine only, and expressed in this post to inspire other women to feel empowered in birth, to know their rights in birth and to know that amazing birth is possible after traumatic experience. What do you … Continue reading Re-discovering birth. Two stories
Hello there, first time mum! I bet you didn't get much sleep last night. I bet you're worried and anxious whether you're doing it right and whether it's supposed to feel like this. When I had my first child I felt like I was hit by a train, and a lot of other mums felt … Continue reading My letter to the first time mum
Winter is coming. Is it? Well it definitely is, the nights are darker, the weather is colder, you can sense it in your body that there is less sunshine and if you are anything like me you might already notice mood swings cause by lack of vitamin D. On top of that you might be … Continue reading Elderberry syrup for winter blues
This post may contain advertisement. The original recipe asks for dates, but I have substituted them for sugar because of Alma's sorbitol sensitivity. Yes, I know dates are healthier than sugar. If you follow fodmap diet or have fructose malabsorption you should also watch out for sorbitol content in fruits. Sorbitol is a naturally occurring … Continue reading Super easy protein filled snack.
A couple of years ago after having my first chiild I went to a women's circle about menstruation. We were talking all things periods when one of the ladies said she's struggling with fertility and monitoring her cycles and periods very carefully. For me periods were always painful inconvenient times of the months, something I … Continue reading Fixing menstruation problems with mizan therapy. My experience
The heatwave in the UK has forced us out of the burning sun back into hot houses. Children soon get bored though and grandad's birthday was approaching, so I needed minimum effort activity to keep them happy with a result that can be given as a gift. So here it is: salt dough quick summer … Continue reading Salt dough minimum effort craft activity for kids
How did you survive? As a mum how often do you hear that question? If you hear it often then well done you! It means other mums are wowed by your parenting skills, no, no, not parenting your surviving skills, stamina, ability to not sleep and function, and multitask. I often ask women who supposedly … Continue reading Surviving with two under 3. Personal tips from me to you.