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

  I fed them everywhere: restaurants, supermarkets, pubs, cinemas, art galleries, parks. I never once had a negative remark or look. I never hid away but I equally didn’t do it in people’s faces. Maybe I was lucky but honestly I never gave a damn about what people thought and I never felt for a Read More…

4th June 2016  |  1 Comment

  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

  Introducing solids to your baby- the German way In Germany there is detailed mealtime schedule that can be used to slowly introduce solids to your baby. Babies develop very fast in their first year. On or around the 5 month your baby will be ready to start eating solids.* The concept behind the schedule Read More…

4th January 2016  |  No Comments

  Convincing children to eat their vegetables can be like trying to convince a drunk friend it’s time to go home (if you can cast your mind back to your child-free youth for a moment). They will almost definitely resist both verbally and physically, there are often tears over lost loves, tantrums about not being Read More…

11th November 2015  |  No Comments