Where’s MY Village?

This story first appeared on RendezView It hit me when I thought I had pneumonia. After weeks of a persistent, raspy cough and pinching back pain, I limped off to the GP too weak to even stand, and was sent … Continued

Creating a Mama Community

As a new Mum I went along to my local Mothers Group anxious to make a good impression, praying for my baby to sleep and not grizzle and to fit in…. I had spent a good hour or so the … Continued

Good Sleep Begins With a Good Routine

By Kristen Carhart and Joanna Silverman at Early Parenting Partners, LLC   People inherently are creatures of habit and seek out repetition and routine. This is in part due to our nature and to our internal body clock called the … Continued

Breast Feeding Gone Wrong

  Recently I received private messages from two friends, both asking my opinion on whether they should keep trying to breast feed or not. When breast feeding goes wrong, it can go really wrong, and what then? [Just a disclaimer … Continued

Feeling Lonely When Your Husband Goes Off To War

My son was just about 22 months old when my husband first went off to war. I was pregnant with our 2nd child and had no clue what to expect. It was a whole new world for me. I luckily … Continued