101 ways to use Thinkwise wipes

We have been using Thinkwise dry wipes since Bowie was born, I wish I knew about them with my other babies because they are all kinds of AMAZING. Over on instagram I share on my stories regularly the many ways they can be used so I thought I would write a blog for people to…

snugbag review

Living in Wanaka we get extreme temperatures with 30+ degrees in summer and -6 degrees in winter. We live in a new home, fully insulted, double glazed windows, we have a fire and heat pump, our house is usually a comfortable 22-26 degrees however when we get into the early hours of the morning when…

Haakaa Breastpump

I have written in a previous blog that Haakaa breast pumps are one of my must have items. I think everyone automatically thinks you need an electric breast pump to be able to express breast milk effectively, and a lot of women don’t know about the Haakaa breastpump so I am here to go through…

Birth story of Bowie

40 weeks 6days over due was not how I thought this story would start, I had a feeling I would have her earlier like 38weeks so since I had this feeling it made it hard for me to go over due. Despite being over due I think I coped well up until 40 weeks 5days…

Favourite purchaces for Mums and Bubs

I know it may seem silly to buy new expensive things for my 5th and final baby, however if having many children has taught me anything its to buy quality products that will last and still hold some value when it comes to selling when finished. I also sold everything from Archie and Hugo so…

A letter from me to HG

A letter to HG Dear Hyperemesis Gravidarum, you evil twisted horrible beast who consumes me while pregnant! “Hyperemesis gravidarum is a pregnancy complication that is characterized by severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and possibly dehydration. Signs and symptoms may also include vomiting several times a day and feeling faint. Hypremesis gravidarum is considered more severe…

#spreadthelove

This blog is not to point the finger but more to make everyone second guess how they react/respond to someone’s exciting news they have felt comfortable enough sharing with you. We are expecting our 5th child, although I only just publicly announced yesterday this blog has been sitting here ready to post for weeks. After publicly…

Big kids fashion

The options are endless for children’s clothes under the age of  5 years old, then your child starts school and the options are minimal. The struggles are real trying to find stylish clothes for older children. Chloe is 10years old with her own fashion sense, she definitely knows what she wants to wear as she goes into…

Living room revamp

Ever since we moved to Wanaka 3years ago we have had second-hand furniture I have up cycled, apart from our chase couch we bought that new. We live in a “normal” size house but have a large family. I have wanted to make more space in our living area so that was my main focus…

Addison Clothing

I have way too much to say about these amazing dresses that they are worthy of a blog! Addison Clothing is owned and run by Hayley Addison right here in little NZ. She has designed the most beautiful dresses for breastfeeding mothers and also non breastfeeding women. The dresses come in two different styles, the Addison…

Loving my postpartum body

Becoming a mother is the most amazing and rewarding thing I and you will ever do, and don’t get me wrong, everything is worth that gorgeous little bundle of joy but……. One thing I have struggled with every pregnancy/child is my body image. As much as I tried to embrace my round belly I just…