Parenting

How I’ve changed as a person since becoming a parent.

I’ve written a few posts about how different aspects of my life have changed since becoming a mum. However, I’ve never really touched on how I’ve changed as an individual over-all. Before having Grayson I had a very short temper, I’ve always had a very short fuse and probably always …

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Why I don’t mind bed sharing with Grayson.

We didn’t intentionally co-sleep. We thought Grayson would go from sleeping in his sleepyhead to his cot, and then from his cot to a big boy bed. However, it obviously hasn’t worked that way. Grayson has never been the best sleeper, don’t get me wrong he isn’t awful but in …

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My breastfeeding experience, and why combination feeding saved me.

You may be thinking “Ashleigh, why are you writing about your experience with breastfeeding when your boy is 16 months and you haven’t breastfed in months?”. Well, I love a blog post on this type of thing (who have I become?) and if at least one woman reads this and …

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Why you shouldn’t ask someone if they’re planning on having anymore kids, or kids in general.

“Any plans on having anymore kids?” “Oh wouldn’t Grayson be a wonderful big brother” “You’re married now, shouldn’t you think about having kids?” “You won’t be young forever, now’s the best time” I’ve had some of the these comments (as well as others) and heard a number of people receive …

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10 wishes I have for Grayson.

I think it’s safe to say that when you have children, you start thinking of all the possibilities they’ll have in their life. The type of person they’ll be and what they’ll experience (hopefully all good, and unfortunately sometimes bad.) I thought an interesting post to write (and to read) …

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