Babywearing + singing = bliss!
This is Life had the pleasure of visiting a choir consisting of mums on maternity leave and their babies. The feelgood factor is high ...
When my daddy isn’t there...
A new work situation can upset family life. Here are a weekly commuting dad’s top tips to help you make the best of the situation – when daddy isn’t there.
Overjoyed and terrified at the same time
“I called my mum after our first IVF attempt to tell her we might be expecting within a month. We both cried. She’d gone through a similar experience before she adopted me.”
“I’ve never felt so inadequate.”
“The first year was a nightmare. He cried constantly but there wasn’t a lot I could do to comfort him. He just wanted his mum.”
“I just wanted other guys to share that experience with.”
“Becoming a father is actually a big thing. But no-one asked me how I felt. The midwife only talked to my wife.”
Post-pregnancy diet for new mums
A nourishing post-pregnancy diet can speed up your recovery and revitalize you. Here are tips to make you feel better and give you more energy.
9 things you used to say before you had kids
It’s easy to have opinions about life with babies and toddlers before you start your own family. We list some classic remarks often made by people without kids.
Survival tips for parents of young children (who are fed up with tips)
No, you don’t have to have sex and yes, it’s OK not to sleep in the same room when the kids are very young. We asked a parent of young children who’s fed up with tips to share hers!