Reflecting on breastfeeding

Reflecting on breastfeeding

Whenever I see a breastfeeding woman now I have the muscle memory of the initial latch, the tingle, the squeeze, the flow, the sticky hands pulling my hair, gently pinching my skin, cuddling into the fold between my breasts.

What happens when you become a Mum: Rachel (Musings of a London Mum)

What happens when you become a Mum: Rachel (Musings of a London Mum)

Was I a mum? A woman? A wife? A friend? How was a possibly going to be all things to all people as well as provide for the new tiny human?

15 things never to say to a Mum whose child isn't sleeping...

15 things never to say to a Mum whose child isn't sleeping...

“Is there a BLUE LIGHT in their room?”

No, just an iPad. But that’s fine, right?Have you tired moving their bedtime back? Maybe they just aren’t tired at bedtime?”

Ten objects a new Mum actually needs

Ten objects a new Mum actually needs

What do you need? Wet wipes. ‘ 

9 things I never thought I’d say as a Mum, and 1 thing that’s awesome.

9 things I never thought I’d say as a Mum, and 1 thing that’s awesome.

If I’m going to have to do imaginary play, at least let me have a wand that won’t quit.