How I lost confidence after my six-week check

Being in my fourth decade, I had a huge wobbly stomach, more than a few extra pregnancy pounds and me-time was suddenly in very short…

Why dates and walnuts are great for breastfeeding

As an older breastfeeding mum, I was on the receiving end of a lot of dietary advice and support from the in-laws in Persia. I…

Keep it clean while potty training

Today’s guest post comes from Daisy Murphy. Daisy is a working mom and a writer from London. She writes about cleaning, DIY projects, parenting tips…

17 midlife mummy bloggers worth following

Given that it’s sometimes difficult to know where to look for support in this great blogosphere, I have compiled a list of some of the…

Will I still be able to breastfeed at 40?

As I sat in the antenatal class listening to a young mummy-to-be quiz the midwife on breastfeeding issues, I had only one question on my…

Corn dollies and superstition

Do you believe in luck? Do you have a lucky charm in your home, something you wear or carry around with you? I do. You…