We always knew that Aria would be a wild child. Between my firey red head flare, a combination of stubbornness from both of us and her being born a Leo, we were in for a potent mix! And boy were we right! However, whilst some parents may have chosen to quash Aria's wild spirit and … Continue reading Embracing the Wild in Your Child
Calm, peaceful and safe was how envisioned my perfect labour. Even before Aria, I had this wonderful image of a safe darkened room in which I would experience birth and our baby would be born into a calm loving environment, free from worry or stress. Hypnobirthing was key to ensuring this experience, especially in my … Continue reading The Wonders of Hypnobirthing & Why You Should Try It!
Whether due to going past the due date or because of complications, induction is something most pregnant women are told about. A brief search of the internet will reveal there is equal support for those who support it and those who tell horror stories. As someone who has been through two inductions within the space … Continue reading Induction Of Labour | My Experiences
Prior to Ryver being born everyone told us that having two under one would be chaos. That we would be constantly busy and we were crazy and we could certainly say goodbye to sleep! Whilst the first 24 hours has certainly been chaotic, I am glad to report it is nowhere near as frantic as … Continue reading Our First 24 Hours As Parents Of Two Under One!
After our first birth with Aria (Read the story here) we were determined to have a much more positive experience the second time around! Ideally, I would have loved to make it to 40 weeks and go into labour spontaneously, however due to the growth dropping below the 5th centile, we were told that it … Continue reading My Second Birth Story
Ever since I was a young girl, I have always been interested in nature, witchcraft and working with the universe on a spiritual level. For many years, I would often get teased for my different beliefs, but I never let it deter me from the belief system I held dear to my heart. I practiced … Continue reading Incorporating Spirituality Into Parenting