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I WANT TO BREASTFEED MY BABY - BUT I'M WORRIED, WHAT IF I CAN'T, WHAT IF IT'S TOO HARD. I SEE ALL THESE NEW MUMS STRUGGLING TO FEED AND I AM...

All my friends say I just won’t be able to manage without an epidural, is that true? The pain of labour is real, but each woman experiences it in their...

I take a deep breath and look up at the lovely morning sky. It’s one of those mornings where Molly is sleeping in bed and Charlie has gone for a...

What happens if my baby is overdue? Should I be induced? The 1st thing to note is that only 5% of women go into spontaneous labour on their due dates, so...

What difference does it make if I give birth via C section or vaginally? We live in a society where it is growing more common to have your baby delivered via...

This morning I’ve woken up earlier that I usually do. I’d like to say that Molly is still cosily tucked under the blanket on her bed where I left her...

This month it’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, we often see people wear pink clothes ora pink ribbon in support or donate to help fund research to improve the care of...

My daughter is picking up bad language - I'm not sure how to handle it? Please advise  When very young children swear, it's usually a matter of repeating things they've heard.

My child doesn't listen unless I yell! I'm ready to send him to boarding school. HELP First of all, you need to take a deep breath and step back and...

So what are learning disabilities? A learning disability is a neurological disorder that affects the way in which information is learned, processed, analyzed and stored in the brain. Does this...

My friend's 6 yr old appears to be masturbating -  should she be worried?   Rest assured that masturbation is a healthy part of growing up. The practice can start...

Let me explain. I don’t know how it happened but I have managed to injure my foot quite badly. So badly that it rendered me completely immobile unless I preferred...

“Molly,” I say looking at Molly snuggled in her tent full of soft toys, watching something on her tablet and contorting her body into the most uncomfortable looking position but...

We divorced moms have a clique to bitch about the married moms being nasty to us. Yeah we're those mums who form a tight huddle at Seed Cafe. Women can...

Having your first baby is THE most amazing experience. If it is a planned pregnancy and both partners are happy about it, you will have much to plan and celebrate.

I realised this morning in the short window of five minutes of silence and a cup of coffee in my hand, that I have been so hard on myself over...

When I used to hear the word ‘guild’, my mind used to immediately go to the world of glitz and glamour at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in the USA!

When I wrote about some of the experiences I’ve faced in life, so many women connected with me, having had similar experiences. Most asked how I had the strength to...

D-I-V-O-R-C-E! There, I said it! The tainted “D” word - divorce, the death of my marriage, the cause of the diabolical situation that I get myself into, unwiingly because everyone thinks...

I was a girl who was raised by a very controlling father. I often called him a control freak behind his back 😂 As a parent, now, I understand the...

What is the “NPK” of gardening? It is the three macro nutrients, that any plant needs, to grow healthily. These three nutrients that is nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium are the...

Growing up my mum and I were not the best of pals. She was the authority. I was the rebel. She was the teacher. I was the student. Her expectations...