On August 6th, 2017 we held a ceremony for Freya. In lieu of a Christening, Baptism, Communion, etc. as James and I are not a part of any organized religion, we opted for a spiritual ceremony whereby we, as her parents, and those attending both physically and in spirit, could set divine intentions for the … Continue reading Freya’s Angel Blessing Ceremony
As I sit down to write this, it hardly seems like yesterday that you arrived into this world and yet an entire year has already passed. You're eating solid foods, crawling (not quite walking), chatting baby gibberish and developing you're own little personality traits. You still love the boob, are becoming a total Daddy's girl … Continue reading Dear Freya, You’re ONE!
The key word there being 'happy'. As I scroll through my Facebook newsfeed I'm thrown into a black hole of heart break, war, suffering, a seemingly never-ending abyss of negativity. I succumbed to it in 2016. I don't know why. Perhaps it was the birth of my first child. Whilst the happiest time of my … Continue reading Happy New Year
Hi Papas and Papas-to-be! This post is just for you and focuses on the importance of your role during the beginning of your baby's breastfeeding journey. Make sure Mama has lots of healthy food/snacks on hand and a full glass of water whenever it's feeding time. Go with Mama to the lactation consultant, take notes … Continue reading Daddy’s Breastfeeding Journey
I've always felt passionate about breastfeeding and knew it was how I was going to feed my baby. The naive woman inside me was an advocate for this, silently judging those who didn't. Then, when I was finally faced with the reality my inside voice put her tail between her legs and retired to her corner … Continue reading Our Breastfeeding Journey – The Beginning
The day a baby enters this world is, without a doubt, one of the most defining moments in a woman's life. Regardless of how that little soul should find its way into your arms, you are changed, from your very core. The world around you alters somehow, the darkness seems darker, the light, so much … Continue reading On The Night You Arrived…