Time for a wardrobe rethink

It’s now a couple of months since I finished breastfeeding Amy.  My baby is now a year old.  Yet my wardrobe is still based on leggings and jersey tops.  Having been pregnant or breastfeeding for most of the last 6 years my wardrobe has been severely limited by a growing or deflating tummy and a need for easy and discreet access to the boobs.  Not any more. Of course I’m still Mum to three small children, three small children with whom I am at home most of the time so my wardrobe needs to be practical – to be able to withstand being puked on, covered in food or snot and getting soaked on the school run.  ‘Dry clean only’ is not the way forward here. However I’ve still lost myself in a pit of black jersey.  It’s easy, it’s comfortable.  Black is slimming right? It’s all black . .…

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Time ladies and gentleman please . . .

Time ladies and gentleman please . . .

That’s it.  The bar is now closed.  Permanently. Calling time on the milk bar has been a tough one for me – I started … View Post
How do you know when the time is right to stop breastfeeding?

How do you know when the time is right to stop breastfeeding?

I was recently asked how I knew that the time was right to begin moving Amy to formula.  How do you know when the … View Post
From Breast to Bottle

From Breast to Bottle

Moving from breast to bottle . . . It’s been a tricky time for Amy, well more for Dave & I really.  I’ve written before … View Post
Mama Jewels Teething Necklace – Review and Competition

Mama Jewels Teething Necklace – Review and Competition

I was thrilled to be offered the chance to review a necklace from Mama Jewels – with so many different styles to choose from I … View Post
Breastfeeding Beyond a Year

Breastfeeding Beyond a Year

Breastfeeding beyond a year? It’s not something I have any experience of.  I stopped at eight months with both Ben and Chloe for … View Post
Breast Milk Pumping

Breast Milk Pumping

Over the last 5 years that I’ve been breastfeeding, my experiences of expressing my breast milk have varied. Ben had occasional bottles of EBM (… View Post