Entries by Mel

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 […]

Teaching my Dog to use a Ramp

You can definitely teach an older dog new tricks! We just taught Cooper how to use a ramp to get in and out of the car. So I thought I would share why and how we did it, with you guys. Does my dog need to use a ramp? We recently got a new car […]

Transitioning your Toddler from a Cot to a Bed

Are you thinking about transitioning your toddler from a cot to a bed? Unsure if the timing is right or how to do it? Well you’ve come to the right place… We have just moved Paxton, our 2.5 year old into his big boy bed in preparation for his new baby brother who will be […]


7 tips to help Prepare your Children for another Baby

Bringing a new baby into the house is a big deal for every family member. It’s exciting and it can also be quite daunting for everyone involved. Some kids will adjust better than others, some may get jealous and others may thrive off being your little helper. For those who have been following me for […]