A whole year has passed since we welcomed our little bundle of joy into our arms here in Australia. Actually, it's been 14 months but I have been meaning to write this for a while, two whole months if we're being precise!! But, anyone with kids or just anyone creeping close to 30 knows that … Continue reading One year on as an expat mum
It's well known that being a single mum is tough and we often hear of the struggles these hard working women face but a lot of them will admit they rely on the support from their family and friends to help them raise their child, as do couples with children. I recently read a post by Constance … Continue reading An Expat Mum Without Her ‘Village’.
The thought of traveling with a baby can often put a lot of people off. There are the worries about disrupting routines, the stress and uncertainty about what baby essentials will be available for you at the arrival destination or what you need to bring with you and not to mention the anxiety about how well … Continue reading Baby Travel ‘Must Have’ Items – Tried and Tested.
The anticipation of flying (long-haul especially) with a baby can be daunting! Before my recent trip from Australia to the UK i was full of questions and considerations and was pretty terrified i was going to be scowled at by the passengers and remembered as THAT mum with THAT baby. Let's face it, we've all … Continue reading Flying long-haul with a baby – Your questions answered.
In just under two week’s time I will be jet-setting off to Vanuatu for a week long trip over New Year. This trip is quite different to most as i will be 18 weeks pregnant. While that is all very good, I don’t feel pregnant! The only symptoms I have really experienced are nasal congestion … Continue reading Growing a baby – Responsibilities and precautions when travelling