Sleep deprivation

We all love sleep.  So much so that when we tell people we are pregnant, straight after congrats they say… get ready for sleepless nights. Our babies are born and we then attend classes where the conversation just about always falls to “is your baby sleeping?” Those first weeks are a killer, there is no denying, Read more


Thoroughly Modern Maternity Nurse

    Jamie and Jools Oliver made the headlines recently when they proudly announced that having had their fifth child they, (wait for it!) GASP, hired in the help of a night nanny due to 5 weeks of sleep deprivation. This revelation sparked some controversy, a whole lot of media coverage, and it got us Read more


Must haves…

You would think by no 3 I would have everything I need and there wouldn’t be any gadget or product I couldn’t live without but no I have managed to find a whole range of things that have made life easier and left me wishing I had them for one and two as well. So Read more


Home Birth Part 2 – Top Tips

I hope you enjoyed reading my home birth diary last week. If you like the idea of a home birth, but you’re not quite sure if it’s for you or not, here are my top tips and hints to help you along with your decision. Get informed – There is an overwhelming amount of information Read more


Home or Away….

So the holidays have started and for some there’s no going away this year it’s a staycation in Scotland and so far that’s involved A lOT of rain, so we have put together a quick list of things to keep you busy over the next few weeks…. 1. Clip and climb at Ratho This new Read more


To Know or Not To Know

  We recently welcomed our third baby into the family and this time things have been a little different. First time round 4 years ago neither my husband or I wanted to know the sex of the baby, second time round hubby did I didn’t so my body my choice we didn’t find out, this Read more



I’m on pregnancy no 3 and have never experienced nesting before but it’s taken over this time and I feel like a women possessed! I thought it would involve wanting to get the room ready for baby and being organised in that department but no my whole house is getting an overhaul and my local Read more