Breastfeed Weaning a One-Year-Old

I recently wrote a post about weaning Jack onto solid foods and briefly mentioned how we had begun weaning off of breastfeeding then. I then decided to start sleep trainingJack at 14 months old, so I began to wean him from breastfeeding at the same time, in hope that the two would work together. You…

Sleep Training a One-Year-Old

A good night’s sleep is something that we have been severely lacking for the past 14 months in my house, but I can happily say that we are now in a great place with Jack’s sleeping habits, and that sleep training wasn’t as difficult as I thought it was going to be. For over a…

Our Baby Weaning Essentials

My last post went into detail about my weaning journey with Jack, so here’s a list of the weaning essentials that we have relied on over the past year. The Basics Anybody that is beginning to wean their baby will know to buy the few basics: a food blender and some ice-cube trays. Ice cube…

Our Weaning Journey

Before I had Jack, I thought that weaning a baby onto solid foods would be an easy task, just like I assumed that babies would naturally wean from breastfeeding to drinking from a bottle (Yet here I am with a 13-month-old who refuses to give up the boob – more of that here!). Surely going…

Our Battle With Baby Eczema

I remember some of the first things that we bought when we found out that we were having a baby – Johnson’s, Johnson’s, and more Johnson’s. I was so excited to use their products, to have that constant baby smell, to make clouds of baby talc every night even though I still have no idea…

Me vs Mum

In the first few months of being a first-time mum, there’s a lot more to get used to than just learning about how to look after a newborn. There are so many changes at this time in your life that it can become overwhelming, especially when you realise that there’s a lot more to it than…

The Difficulties of Breastfeeding

When I was pregnant, many people warned me that breastfeeding was going to be hard. Well, my midwives didn’t – they just told me how beneficial and natural breastfeeding is and that ALL mums do it. It was only the few new mummies who I knew who tried to tell me the truth. Since I…