Pregnancy

Pregnancy symptoms nobody warned me about -the bad and the ugly

Pregnancy is a unique and beautiful time. Full of hormones, hopes, fears and preparation for the upcoming main event. The further along this journey I go, the more I think more should be done to prepare expecting mothers for what's to come. Here are a list of symptoms I experienced that quickly had me googling… Continue reading Pregnancy symptoms nobody warned me about -the bad and the ugly

Pregnancy

Review of Your Baby, Your Birth – Hollie de Cruz

★★★★★ Your Baby, Your Birth is a hypnobirthing guide designed to help expectant mothers think more positively about the birthing process. In society, there is a lot of scaremongering amongst women and the media on the trauma of birth; pain, cesareans, episiotomies, epidurals and foreceps are the most common stories you hear, but most births… Continue reading Review of Your Baby, Your Birth – Hollie de Cruz

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Review of French Children Don’t Throw Food – Pamela Druckerman

★★★★ An entertaining and insightful comparison of French vs 'Anglophone' (American and British) parenting methods. Some revelations I found to be shocking, to the point I had to confer with my French exchange (from ten years ago) as to whether certain parts were legitimate. Everything I asked her she confirmed to be the set way… Continue reading Review of French Children Don’t Throw Food – Pamela Druckerman