Separation anxiety is when children fear being parted from their parents or their carers. This can start at 9 months of age and peaks at 14 to 18 months. It usually goes away by early childhood. Separation anxiety is a normal part of development and there’s nothing to be concerned about. Although, it can be more heartbreaking for the parents than it is for the little ones! There are a few things that you can do to help your child if they are suffering from separation anxiety.
Being a mother is stressful to say the least. It is chaotic. I am a mother of 1 (hopefully a mother of 3 someday), so I’m taking notes from friends who have big families. I often wonder how they do it all? How do they stay so calm. A friend of mine, who’s a mother of 4 with 2 of them being twins, said she isn’t always like this. It is hard work, but sometimes small things that you do on a daily basis can make a difference. It’s important to remember to schedule in relaxation time, it keeps you sane and keeps you happy. Happy mum means happy kids. So I’ve come up with 10 inexpensive ways to help a stressed and tired mum relax in the comfort of her own home! Continue reading “Inexpensive Relaxation Methods For A Stressed Out Mother”
SAHM stands for stay at home mum. I probably don’t need to state this but I’m getting so far behind in all the text abbreviations that I actually had to google this, even though I’m quite active on social media and follow many mother forums.
I am pleased to say that I have gotten into the groove of things, with juggling my work and life. I enjoy the hectic days of balancing my career with having a little one. I think we are doing okay. Some days though, I still feel immense guilt of going back full time. I still think that I should be spending more time with Madeleine. Continue reading “Could I Be A SAHM?”
My hubby and I have been talking a lot lately about when we should try for baby number 2. Of course, I would love to give Madeleine a sibling but there’s just a small part of me thinking, “I’ve just got my life back!” Haha, I definitely will be doing it all again in the near future, but I currently enjoy being back at work and juggling everything. Continue reading “What You Need To Know Before Trying To Conceive”
It’s not easy being organized when you aren’t working from home, especially when you’re a mum. Since going back to work, I’m finding that a lot of my house chores are falling behind! There’re always 3 separate piles of clothes needing to be washed, folded and ironed, I’m always prepping, cooking and cleaning up meals, and the floors, toilets and bathrooms don’t get cleaned as often as they should!