When to Pump

Pumping can be a very important tool during your breastfeeding journey and I am often asked when is the best time to pump. Generally the advice is to avoid using other methods of feeding (particularly the bottle) for the first 4 weeks until breastfeeding is established. This is to avoid nipple confusion. But, what happens…

My heart lays with you

I have this overwhelming love for my children, this feeling of warmth and joy. Amzah said, “Mummy I love you and I will never ever let you go” Usually I’m fighting for affection but ever since we got back from Thailand it’s like I’ve reconnected with them without even noticing that there was a prior…

The Launch of Rosebuds Aroma

It’s been a while, it’s been a long long while. It’s not like my usual case of disappearing due to writers block. I in fact have much to say, it’s just I’ve had very little time to do my more leisurely activities because well. “Shamaya and I started a Business!!!!“ I am super excited to…

Today’s Note

“Be so Good they can’t Ignore you! -Steve Martin -L x

How to Knock-Out Postnatal Depression (Repost)

Postnatal depression is overlooked and it’s a thing that needs to be spoken on more. Mum’s need to be understood by their family and friends when they express that they’re feeling depressed. I can relate so well to you if this is something you’re dealing with right now. Because I’m fighting postnatal depression.  “Yes, I have…

Anxiety and Me

Last night I realised Ive been a little lost…… I watched a video back of myself and whilst I recognised the person on the phone she seemed different…. Care free, happy…. Due to trauma……For the past three months I have lived in a world of confusion and anxiety. Often not remembering things or making a…

The Muse and The Heart

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some poetry, the Muse had left the building for sometime. I believe I may have been lost. I didn’t seek the moon or the stars for confirmation of God’s existence nor light a candle for connection to my ancestors. The heart was broken, my heart was broken. Not…

Motherhood Looks Like This!

If you’ve read my post I’m Exhausted and it’s making me ill you’ll be aware of my current health issues where I’ve been suffering with high blood pressure. As as per request of the GP I had to do a 24 hour blood pressure test to gain a better picture of what’s happening. Well it…

I’m Exhausted and it’s making me ill

I think I’m exhausted, truth be told, I think I fed up of routine. Get up. Get the kids up Get kids washed/dressed Get myself washed/dressed Do the school run Rush to work Work all day (3 days in hospital other days on the business) Finish late Beg the kids dad to collect them (he…

The Amazing Amzah -Discharged From Speech And Language Therapy!

So yesterday was the last session of Speech and Language Therapy for Amzah and I’m absolutely thrilled. As some of you may know from reading my previous posts such as: My son has Speech and Language Delay Amzah has a developmental delay that causes difficulties in day-to-day living, it literally became the most exhausting issue…