Our top parenting purchases – newborn to 6 months

As a new first-time parent, you tend to think you need to buy everything to survive your new life with a newborn. Here are some of the things we couldn’t have survived without.

6 things I planned for maternity leave… but failed!

So maternity leave is a vision of many beautiful hours spent gently rocking your sleeping baby in a moses basket, reading books, while you drink cups of hot tea, eat salads, catch up with long-lost friends, and watch the scales quickly return to those pre-baby digits. I’m due back at work soon. I dont know…

Reality check

My pre-motherhood ‘dream parenting’ plans clearly don’t meet my motherhood realities! Where did it all go so wrong?!