Breastfeeding: How I Manage My Milk Oversupply

I’ve recently read an article about “what it’s like to be a mom who produces too much breastmilk“. I was quite surprised when reading the headline because I find this to be a topic which hardly gets any attention. Being a mother who produces more breastmilk than my babies need(ed), I thought that I’d share…

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Life As A Mother – Of – Two: The Transition

 Friends and family members who already had more than one child described the transition from one to two children as pretty “crazy and a lot of work” … but what did that exactly mean ? Well, in the past eight months I had plenty of time to face various situations and challenges, some of which I…

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Babywearing: The Babywearing Consultant

Why book a baby wearing consultant ? Before the birth of the little bird, I didn’t look much into babywearing. However, soon after his birth  I figured out that I may should have at least thought about it. Why ? Because that’s what I was doing. I was carrying my baby. All day long. I carried him…

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About Taking Time

I hope you don’t mind that it’s been a little bit silently here on the blog. Settling in as a family of four and enjoying these precious moments has taken all my time…well, and then there was also our move to Panama; but that is another story (more to come soon)! Although I love writing…

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How I Prepared for Childbirth (incl. Postpartum)

  Recently, I read a post that questioned the whole idea about writing a birth plan; arguing with the fact that childbirth is an event which can’t be planned. Although I agree with the latter – childbirth is indeed an event where we don’t know upfront which exact course it’ll take ( I guess that my first birth…

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…And Then We Were Four!

On Friday, May 27th early in the morning our little Miz was born safe and peacefully in our home. What had taken almost forty weeks to build up suddenly became reality: we became a family of four! Since then, we’re getting to know each other and are taking it really slow. Hence, the silence here…

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My First Birth Story: The Aftermath

“You forget it all once the baby is born”. This phrase has always amazed me. It sounded so surreal that it made the whole childbirth thing in my eyes even more magical. I had heard of birth stories where everything had happened quite smoothly and then there were those stories that had a more traumatic…

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My First Birth Story

I have really been struggling with writing the birth story of the little bird. First, I felt too emotional. Then I just got over it but to be honest, the most difficult part were not my personal feelings but the fact that the whole experience felt similar to watching one of those twisted movies. You know,…

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Spotted: The KAOS Ransel Diaper Bag

When I was pregnant with the little bird one big item on my must-have list was a diaper bag. That bag that I would need every day and which would allow to fit in an organised way a changing mat, diapers, wipes, cream, toys and snacks just to name a few. When I looked for bags…

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Style The Bump with … Storq

  I really love being pregnant. Watching my body change and accommodate my growing baby is a pretty amazing thing. However, when it comes to dressing this body of mine I really have a hard time finding items that fit both my comfort and style needs. I don’t know what it is but it seems that…

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