Newborn Baby Poems


In honour of my nephew born today (my brother’s second child) I thought I would gather together a few poems. I have searched the web to collect sweet, cute and heart-felt poems perfect for this very occasion. These little pearls are perfect for popping into a card or album, so I hope you find something […]

Raising toddler boys: How to rise to the challenge


Walk in to any childcare centre, playgroup or mother’s group meeting and you will immediately see the difference between toddler boys and girls. The girls can mostly be found sitting quietly, carefully flicking through a picture book, wrapping a baby doll carefully in a blanket or creating their latest masterpiece with a packet of crayons. […]

To my dear third child, my little baby


As I sit here and try to put down into words what this last year has meant to me, I am realizing that no words could ever fully describe how much you have changed my life. A year ago today, you entered my world and since then I have smiled my biggest smiles, laughed my […]

To My Son, on his 3rd Birthday


      Here we are again, celebrating another one of your birthdays. Didn’t I just watch you turn 2? I remember when I held you in my arms, so tiny yet so perfect in every way. You were much wanted and waited for so long. You are the answer to your sister’s prayers, who […]

The Milk of Love


This week is WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK. So with that in mind I wanted to share this wonderful article written by a amazing muslim midwife. It certainly gives us a different perspective of breastfeeding! By Nabila Fowles-Gutierrez   In my midwifery practice, I have spent many years helping women with breastfeeding concerns, and this can one […]