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Slimming World Slow Cooker Family Friendly Meals – Campfire Stew

Slimming World Slow Cooker Family Friendly Meals – Campfire Stew Campfire stew is a firm family favourite in our house. With the added bonus of it being slimming world friendly! It’s perfect for the colder evenings, easy to make and is made in the slow cooker!!! Perfect for working or busy mums! It’s also affordable. Campfire stew is a firm family favourite in our house. With the added bonus of it being slimming world friendly! It’s perfect for the colder evenings, easy to make and is made in the slow cooker!!! Perfect for working or busy mums! It’s also affordable.…

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7 Ways To Show Support For Breastfeeding Mums

Breastfeeding mums of the world, unite! Although breastfeeding is already such a big movement around the world, it  is still important for breastfeeding mums to show support for each other. This is not only because opposition remains out there, but also because of the fact that this motherhood responsibility (as wonderful as it is) just naturally comes with a lot of challenges. When there is a strong community sharing information on how to make breastfeeding more convenient and manageable (such as where to get the best post-pregnancy pants or the best blogs to find advice on breastfeeding), mums – even…

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Choosing GCSE Options…The Ultimate Parents Guide

When did your child grow up? It seemed like yesterday that you were applying for their secondary school place. Fast forward 2-3 years and your child is in Year 8/9 (depends on the school) and they’re being informed about their next stage in education…Their GCSE’s!!! As a Mum to a child that has already taken his GCSE options I know how daunting it can be. I mean, this is the first step in our childs future as an adult. The first set of qualifications that get taken into account for employment and further education. I thought it might be  helpful…

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Do You Ever Wonder?…Eating Disorder Awareness

I often think about the moment I found out I was going to be a Mummy. How thankful and proud I am to be a Mummy to 5 boys. But before I could be a Mummy I had a battle to fight… Looking Back… I was 17 years old, living with my parents and in my first year at college studying my AS levels. I had a long term boyfriend and life wasn’t too bad. Looking at me, I was an average college student but inside my head I was battling with myself. I had low self esteem, low confidence.…

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Story Of A Young Mum 16 Years On

I’m Claire and I’m a mum to 5 boys. I’m now 33 years old, Married, Mummy to 5 sons and have my own childminding business. I want to share my story of being a young mum. By the time i was 25, I had 3 children! I was a young mum. But looking back I wouldn’t change it for the world. I’m not going to lie, my experience of being a young mum was tough, very tough. So tough in fact I contemplated ending my own life. I fell pregnant with my eldest son at 17 and had him when…

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5 Breastfeeding Truths Every Mum To Be Needs To Know

Between my 5 boys I have spent 5 years breastfeeding. I am an massive believer in the magic of breast milk and the amazing things it can do for you and your baby! I treasure my breastfeeding relationship with each of my children. The bond it creates is incredible. Personally, I love knowing that I have provided something my body has tailor made for my childs needs to provide immunity and nourishment. However, I know first hand breastfeeding doesn’t always come easy and there are a 1,000 different reasons a woman physically might not, or just don’t desire to, breastfeed.…

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12 Top Must Haves That Make BreastFeeding Easier

Having breastfed all 5 of my children, I have, over time picked up a few hints and tips to make breastfeeding easier and less stressful for myself and mine and my baby’s breastfeeding journey to go smoothly. Let me share them with you Co-Sleeping Crib I found that night time feeds were a lot more easier when my babies were close by. I co-slept with all my boys, but current guidelines recommend that the best put baby to sleep in their own sleeping space. Such as a moses basket, crib or cot. You can now get “co sleeping cribs” which…

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7 Things Parents Will Never Have Enough Of – Organix Goodies

As parents we ALL know that there are a few things you need and never have enough of on our journeys through parent-hood. There are things parents will never have enough of! After hearing stories from well meaning friends and family who are already in the ‘parenthood club’ about how wonderful being a parent is. You may well have hear ‘horror stories’ about how hard parenting can be. But we know that there is more to consider than just that. In the lead up to becoming a parent (whether you are a new mum, pregnant or just considering the idea) you…

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