Entries by Mel

Five tips to help make our dogs live longer

How can we make our dogs live longer? I had the privilege of chatting to a friend of mine, the amazing Dr Lisa Chimes and we were pondering this question together. For both of us, our dogs were our first babies and it’s just not fair to think that they won’t be with us forever. […]

Having our third baby was the best decision ever!

I am not kidding when I say this, having baby Brooklyn has made every one of us so much happier. He is the perfect last member to our family! We ummed and ahhed for a while about having a third baby, but now we couldn’t be happier. Brooks is three months old and he is […]

How to Deal with Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Dr Kate Mornement gives us advice on all things Separation Anxiety in Dogs Separation anxiety in dogs is a common problem these days. Sometimes the symptoms are really obvious and sometimes the signs are a lot more subtle. The important thing is equipping them with the right tools for how to be left home alone without […]

How to get your Baby to take a Bottle

Let me start off by saying, by no means am I an expert on this, in fact it is still very much a work in progress. But being smack bang in the middle of desperately trying to get my nine week old to take a bottle I thought I’d share all the tips and advice […]


He’s here and he’s perfect! My labour story…

He’s here and he’s perfect! I am so excited to share with you all that my littlest man, Brooklyn (aka Brooks) arrived into this world at 3.26am on January 29 2019. My due date was January 28, so just like his big brother, he was one day past his due date. I was very impatiently […]

Those last few weeks and days of pregnancy…

The last few weeks and days of pregnancy are interesting. The excitement, the nerves, the anticipation, it kind of feels like a ticking time bomb. I am trying to mentally prepare myself and also make sure my kids, dog and hubby are all organised for when it happens. But not knowing if it’s going to […]

Surviving School Holidays with Young Kids

I am certainly not going to pretend that these school holidays have been super easy on me. I am currently 37 weeks pregnant with baby number 3. Chasing after my 4 year old Harper and 2.5 year old  Paxton is not an easy job at all. Plus, Harper’s holidays are 7 weeks long!! So this […]