Category Archives: Parenting

My breastfeeding experiences

I am a breastfeeding champion! Well, I thought I was when I had my son, but things have been a little different with my daughter. In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week and in support of normalising breastfeeding, here’s my experience … Continue reading

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On being Fed Up!

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Fed Up roadshow, run by Sue Dengate. If you haven’t heard of Fed Up, it is an Australian movement/support network concerned with the effects of food on behaviour, health and learning. I love the … Continue reading

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A Remarkable Birth Story

Sunshine Girl is now nine months old. Her arrival into this world is a story worth telling. Why? Because I had no labour (labor for my US friends). She was born naturally and without drugs, and with no painful contractions … Continue reading

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My cloth nappy (diaper) routine

A few years back I blogged about how I was doing Elimination Communication with Boy Wonder, which basically meant he did almost all his toileting on a potty, rather than in nappies. It was so easy because I could read … Continue reading

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When to start solids

Recently I have seen the same question posted again and again to parenting pages and forums about the right age to start a baby on solids, whether that be purees or through baby led weaning. There is confusion and uncertainty … Continue reading

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Sleep Training

I don’t engage in cry-it-out methods of sleep training (also known as controlled crying, or in some cases to ease parental guilt it’s called controlled comforting), and here are a few reasons why: – Sleep is a natural human function. It should … Continue reading

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