3 In The Bed And The Little One Said… Part Three

You may remember a couple of my previous posts: 3 In The Bed… Part 1 and Part 2. Well the issue of nighttime has come back to light lately. Yet again we are trying to get Lily to sleep through in her own bed. Background The sleeping issue: When Lily reached a year old I decided to stop all night feeds, however the knock on effect of this was that she stopped settling at night when she woke up. Whereas before I would feed her at midnight and it would get her sleeping through until morning, since cutting that feed she would wake up and […]

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A Newborn and A Marriage: The Strain of a Baby on a Relationship

People tell you about the surge of love you will feel when you have a baby. They will tell you how your baby will become your whole world. The worries that come with it as you want to protect this precious little human. And that is all totally true. But what nobody seems to talk about, is that having a newborn can also cause a massive strain on your relationship.     This is something I experienced, and actually I think most people experience but don’t want to admit. When Lily was born I felt all those normal emotions: love, a lioness […]

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Sleep Deprived Parent: Top Tips on How To Cope

“Sleep when the baby sleeps” That phrase must have been said to me 100x. Oh yeah, I’ll just have a sleep and ignore the massive pile of baby clothes with pooslosions all over them, the washing up mountain, my hair that is as greasy as fried chicken and the bins that need emptying. One of my worries before I had Lily was the sleepless nights and how I would cope with them. The 24 hour days that seem so endless. They are tough and they are long, but you can survive them. Here’s a fact: Newborn babies are meant to […]

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