My Breastfeeding Cheat Sheet

This is my second time preparing for breastfeeding a newborn. The antenatal classes in the hospital barely touch the basics of what you need to know, but it’s easy to get lost online in a sea of information on the topic. Then the health professionals you encounter will vary...

Homemade Granola

Yoghurt and granola is my favourite go-to afternoon snack.  It keeps both myself and the toddler going until dinnertime.  However store-bought granola is incredibly expensive, and not very healthy.  This recipe for homemade granola is cobbled together based on the ingredients listed on the brands of granola that I...

The cult of the steam mop

For months now I’ve been hearing people raving about steam mops. They’re apparently the latest ‘must-have’ household gadget. I was somewhat dubious about what sounded like it was just a very expensive mop. After all, I have a cheap mop sitting in the corner of the kitchen growing cobwebs....

Superhands Baby Sign!

At a family dinner over Christmas, the Rascal tapped my arm to get my attention. When I turned to him he asked me for more food. This was soon followed by a request for a sip of water. Later as he got tired and overwhelmed by everything, he asked...