A while ago I dreamed of one day opening a cafe. And at the front of the cafe I was going to put a HUGE 'No Prams Here' sticker. Still reading? Prams are annoying. Prams and huge and inconvenient. Prams can get in the way. And then of course I had Evie and quickly realised that a … Continue reading Mind if I park my pram here?
Over the weekend Chris, Evie and I went for a huge walk - I mean 5 hours, 2 boob feeding stops and one poo explosion kind of long. A 'drive me to maccas now for 5 cheeseburgers and stop at Dan Murphys for some pale ale too STAT' kind of long. (That seriously happened). As … Continue reading Walking Tracks – Barwon River
Have you ever considered hiring a nanny? Chances are you most likely think of nannies as something that are more common in overseas countries, rich mansions and fantastic sit coms. I actually worked in Germany for two different families as an 'Au Pair' when I was younger, and the experience was interesting. I got my own … Continue reading Nannies & Au Pairs & Fairy Godmothers, oh my.
One of the final things to tick off our must have list before Bean is born was a rocker/bouncer. My friend swears by hers, and her 4 month old is usually laying in it when I go over and say hi. Not only is it comfortable for the baby, but it allows mummas (and dads) to … Continue reading Rock-a-by baby (and let me take a shower)
I always thought that once you were pregnant, no travel insurance would cover you. Not just for anything baby related, but in general. I’m not quite sure where I even got that idea from (because hey, that sucks!), but now that I am pregnant I have one of those nifty apps that tell you all sorts of things.
There are floods of ads on TV all the time about taking prenatal vitamins before becoming pregnant. But if you're like me, and weren't trying, chances are very high that you haven't been. And this is OK. When I found out at the doctors at around 6 weeks, the doctor wrote down a vitamin for me to grab on the way out, to start taking once a day, as it's really important especially in the first 12 weeks to be giving your baby all of these vital nutrients.
As part of my editorial role at Voice on Pako, I attended the official launch of Geelong Mums new warehouse. This article first appeared in the January edition of Voice on Pako. When Newtown mum Kate Betts heard about a group calling themselves St Kilda Mums she was intrigued. And when she found out exactly … Continue reading Geelong Mums
Today I had my Gestational Diabetes Test. I've been dreading it for ages for a few reasons - And not because I think I have it!