Last week my teenage son came to me with a personal problem that had been worrying him. The topic was embarrassing for him. Yes. It would have taken a lot of guts for any guy to talk about it. And yet, he did. To me. His mum. He trusted. Me. He knew I wouldn’t judge

What every sleep-deprived mother really needs to know

Sleep deprivation is a bitch! And if you dare complain how exhausted and crappy you are feeling, you are sure to get the same old answer: “you need to do ‘sleep training.’ You know in your heart, your baby is going through a rough patch, perhaps he’s getting molars, maybe he has food allergies, he’s

Every breastfeed is a success

“I popped into the doctors’ to have my toddlers cough checked,” says Kate, mother of a just turned two year old. “I mentioned to the GP that I was still breastfeeding and was completely speechless when she told me, “you know there is no goodness in your milk after three months.” On the other hand,

How do I ‘do’ this being at home with a baby ‘thing’?

My sister had her first baby a few months ago, she sent me a text message recently asking a question that took me back five years to when I had my first baby. It prompted a memory reel in my mind…of being stuck on the couch every day watching ‘Dr Quinn Medicine Woman’ while my

Winner of our Pioneers Competition!

We asked our pioneer customers (those customer who came on board early to support us by buying our nappies before our stock was actually available), to tell us about how our nappies have impacted their lives. We picked a winner, Mandy with baby Henna won a months supply of nappies with a family movie pass

Over $2,000 Raised for Pregnant Women in the Philippines Disaster Area!

We are grateful to our community that we raised $ 2280 towards the Bumi Sehat mid-wifery team to go into the Philippines disaster area to provide much needed food, clean water and mid-wifery support to the over 800,000 pregnant women stuck in these areas.  Thanks to everyone who contributed. Next we are off to Bali on Christmas