Lactation cookies (sugar-free and dairy-free)

As I am breastfeeding our baby Gabriel, I make these lactation cookies quite often to boost my breast milk supply. The brewer’s yeast, flaxseeds and oats are the milk-boosting ingredients so don’t feel tempted to leave them out. Brewer’s yeast is very different to baking yeast so be sure to get the correct kind. It’s usually available at health food…
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Nursing must-haves and hacks for breastfeeding mums

This post is all about breastfeeding. I always knew that I wanted to breastfeed my babies. But when I had my daughter Rosalie in May 2015, I certainly struggled with it quite a bit. Now I have had my second baby Gabriel, there were some things I wish I knew about breastfeeding the first time around. I was so desperate…
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How to introduce your newborn baby to your toddler

During my second pregnancy I was quite nervous anticipating how our toddler Rosalie would react to meeting our newborn baby and how she would adjust to the new dynamic of our family with a little brother in the mix. In the lead up to childbirth I took a refresher NCT course with a group of second time mums to be…
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My second pregnancy and life

I have recently taken a rather long break from blogging, as you may see looking back at the dates on my previous posts. I honestly didn’t feel very good about taking such a long break, however after discovering that my husband and I were pregnant for the second time and celebrating the happiness of that eventuality, I very quickly became…
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Cranberry breakfast muffins (dairy-free and refined sugar-free)

I love making muffins – it was probably one of my favourite things to make for Rosalie when she was first weaning (sugar-free and salt-free of course). But actually nothing beats a really sweet breakfast muffin, especially at the holidays and these cranberry muffins are really evocative of that quintessential Christmas scent – make these on Christmas Eve or Christmas…
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