Crawling Baby Climbing Toddler

C is for Crawling Baby Climbing Toddler

There are a number of motherhood ‘C’s I could write about, but I’m going for Crawling baby Climbing toddler because of its pertinence in our lives at the moment.

Crawling Baby

‘Is s/he crawling yet’, is one of the many questions parents answer over and over again in the second half of their child’s first year. It is a key baby movement milestone that many (family, friends, and well wishers) ensure parents look out for, with their consistent enquiry about it. 🙂

I remember listening to lots of stories about how people’s babies, nieces, or siblings crawled; imagine my surprise at learning that there are different crawling styles! Did you know babies crawl in different ways?

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Breastfeeding: Top 5

B is for Breastfeeding

 There are so many motherhood topics starting with the letter, ‘B’ that I could write about; and there is so much I could particularly discuss about Breastfeeding.

You can see from my ‘a bit about me‘ page that I’m a big breastfeeding fan. I suppose my successful struggle to breastfeed (which I plan to write about soon) did this to me! 🙂 Continue reading

Ardo Calypso Breast Pump: Top 5

A is for Ardo Calypso Breast Pump

If you’ve read my ‘a bit about me’ page, you’ll know that breastfeeding is one of my mothering tools! 🙂

Breastfeeding, though natural, didn’t come naturally for me (I’ll be writing about this soon). It perplexed me and I struggled with it for many months.

One of the breastfeeding aids that helped to save my breastfeeding relationship was the Ardo Calypso Breast Pump; a very good electric Swiss made breast pump. I loaned it from one of the Children Centre’s in my area; and I used it for hours every day for over 3 months. 🙂 Continue reading