Baby food headlines and why I think Ella’s Kitchen is best

The latest news that shop bough baby food is not as nutritious as homemade is little surprise to many of us.   Since having my daughter, I must admit that I look at food labels a lot.   I hate the fact that many of the foods we consider healthy have sugar and salt in … [Read more…]

Funny parenting facts #3 sing-along-mummy

Before having children, I would never sing in public. Maybe you would have caught me on the karaoke after a couple of vodkas but even that was rare. With children, though, sometimes only singing will do. For instance, pushing the trolly around the supermarket can sometimes get boring. You know you only have an allotted … [Read more…]

Funny parenting facts #1 The Mummy Club

Over the next week, I am going to talk about the unspoken things of parenthood. The things they don’t tell you in magazines. This is my first. The Mummy Club.   Becoming a parent for the first time is many things. Scary, tiring, exciting and most of all amazing. There is however one aspect of … [Read more…]

The claws are out for National Breastfeeding week #breastfeeding

So it’s National Breastfeeding Week and boy are the claws out. What is it between breast feeders and bottle feeders that can stir such emotion? Guilt? Jealousy? Smugness? Forget breastfeeding itself being a taboo subject it’s the question hovering over every mother’s lips at social gatherings and baby groups. Did you/do you breastfeed? It seems … [Read more…]

Are stay at home mums happier?

So, a report in today’s Daily Mail (July 31st) says a study has revealed that stay at home mothers are happiest. It says: “They tend not to suffer from boredom, frustration or feelings of worthlessness, according to the research on Britain’s wellbeing. Full-time mothers gave the value of their lives a score of eight out … [Read more…]