The scariest 48 hours of my life so far

I haven’t had chance to write about this until today, for 2 reasons. 1, I’ve been enjoying spending time with my baby and 2, I was still really shook up from the scariest time of my life.  Definitely scariest parenting moment. You may have seen my post about knowing the signs of Sepsis. That wasn’t posted without reason. Continue reading “The scariest 48 hours of my life so far”

Baby-Led Weaning – why I listened to the Health Visitors when I weaned Freddie

I am the kind of mother that doesn’t read parenting books, I don’t follow the grain and I do what is acceptable to me. Advice can be offered but quite often I will dismiss it. Having 5 children I feel like I have enough experience when it comes to getting them through the various stages. So you can imagine my horror when the midwife told me to hold off from feeding Freddie till he was 6 months. 6 months! This child of mine was taking 8 ounce bottles all of the time, moaning when we ate and showing all the signs. All of my other children had been weaned at 3-4 months old and they were fine so why should I wait?I knew what I was doing! Continue reading “Baby-Led Weaning – why I listened to the Health Visitors when I weaned Freddie”

Teething-My God has she moaned!

 

Now I would love for all of my blogs to be sweetness and light and how lovely the kids are 24/7. The reality is my kids can be pains in the arses as much as anyone else’s and right now Beth is exactly that. I am putting it down to teething. Continue reading “Teething-My God has she moaned!”

we have teeth and don’t we know about it!

So baby Beth is number 5 for me and has taught me something I’ve never experienced before TEETHING! yes you read it right I have heard all about teething , spoke to parents ripping their hair out over it but I have NEVER experienced the art of teething myself , until now! Continue reading “we have teeth and don’t we know about it!”