Raising Elle

A Magical Caesarean Birth

A Magical Caesarean Birth

I said it. A Planned Caesarean birth is absolutely magical! When I birthed my first child Foxx completely drug free, completely through my hoo-haa nothing could prepare me for that moment. Nothing. I had it set in my mind that a vaginal, drug-free delivery is […]

Sleep Regressions

Sleep Regressions

I heard this word so many times. The word ‘sleep regression’. Someone would see our child sleeping and remind us that a sleep regression would happen soon or that the ‘good times’ don’t last. That someone had obviously still experiencing the effects of a sleep […]

10 things a new mum hates

10 things a new mum hates

Rewind to my pregnant self; bold, affirmative and knew exactly what I was going to do. I was confident in my ability and not afraid to express that. My ability to how I would raise my child and the decisions I would make. People always […]

Transitioning Elle – Cocoonababy

Transitioning Elle – Cocoonababy

Ever since Elle was born we have used a Cocoonababy in her cot, bassinet, on the lounge, on holidays. It has slept her safely and comfortably.   If you have never heard of one before it is kind of like a co-sleeper bed. It keeps […]

Best baby buys

Best baby buys

I am writing this post not only to remind me for future babies but for all the mama to be’s and new mama’s wondering what I have found are great buys that make my life easier! Considering I think I have bought about every product […]

The parenting motto of mama’s

The parenting motto of mama’s

It will come to you, parenting that is. How you do it I mean. It will all just come to you if you let it. As a first time earthside mama I have found myself more relaxed than I ever imagined. I am definitely anxious […]

The baby sleep conversation

The baby sleep conversation

Baby sleep! I was unsure whether to write this because newborn and baby sleep in general can be SO different for everyone and comparing it is often going to leave you more stressed than good. Take away the books, apps, advice, videos, techniques and the […]

Hello Baby #2

Hello Baby #2

It happened! We fell pregnant with baby #2! I think I avoided sharing it for so long because the emotions that encompass pregnancy after loss are extremely tough. I remember after sharing our news for number 2 that I felt an overwhelming sense of responsibility […]


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