Spoiler Alert: Truly preparing for a baby to enter your world has pretty much zero to do with breathing techniques or packing the perfect hospital bag. Growing up in a large family, I had 1 older brother, 2 younger brothers, and a younger sister. But I never had an older sister. I always, always wanted an older sister! Girls Read More…

18th September 2017  |  2 Comments

We’ve all wondered what it would be like- and some of us have actually experienced- the sheer shock of being told we’re expecting not one, but multiple babies! Below is Hazel’s detailed weekly account of carrying twins. Why do I love Hazel? She truly understands that here at Postparty, there is no such thing as T.M. Read More…

17th July 2017  |  No Comments

  Even before I was pregnant, I was pretty sure that I would breastfeed. It always seemed like the normal, natural thing to do. My mom breastfed my brother and I, and my mother-in-law breastfed all of her kids, so both my husband and I were lucky to have good role models and support from Read More…

27th January 2016  |  1 Comment

When I was packing my hospital bag, I was so excited about ‘the baby’ I hardly thought about what ‘I’ might need in hospital. But here is a list of a few essentials that were either recommended to me or came so incidentally useful that I think you should know about them too: Knickers. Big Read More…

11th November 2015  |  No Comments

  The following is very personal account of the hours, days & weeks of recovery following the delivery of my daughter via csection. I have gone into possibly too much depth to give you an idea of what it is like, & to try to cover some of those details that no-one tells you about. Read More…

11th November 2015  |  2 Comments

Three years ago today, after a grueling 28 hours of labor, 3 hours of pushing, then emergency c-section I met the sweetest little face I had ever laid eyes on. Today, that same face racked up an estimated 25 time-outs. Sassed me out for not serving her water with lemon. Picked out her own (matching!) Read More…

23rd March 2014  |  No Comments

I hope you’re all putting your feet up after a fun weekend. We had another low key weekend and just now heading out to meet friends from home who are in London for the weekend at one of our favorite restaurants: Coya, a Peruvian gem located near Hyde Park Corner. Their menu is extensive and Read More…

16th February 2014  |  No Comments

Sap Alert. This year was a big one for all of you as it was for me. Everyone on this list gave birth to a child in 2013 or raised a child from baby to toddler. Babies grow faster in the first year of life than they do at any other time in their lives. Read More…

22nd December 2013  |  No Comments