Category Archives: healthy

Judge Me By My Bottle, Do You?

Recently in the online world there has been a hell of a lot of talk of breastfeeding. The usual “breast is best” type messages and one particularly nasty blog about how the writer automatically judges those who bottle feed “by … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Anxiety, baby Eden, baby girl, breastfeeding, bressure, child, children, common sense, family, first baby, formula feeding, happy, health, healthy, Lgbt, SIDS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 76 Comments

Relaxed Sundays

Just a quick one today. Today was about relaxing for us. This morning we went to a local woods for the first time with Loki. We’ve been there many times with Misty and Gzimo, but this was Loki’s first time. … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, health, healthy, Loki, London, Misty, Walking | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Spearmint Helps PCOS? Sign me up!

Today a friend on a forum posted some interesting research about the effects of spearmint tea on testosterone levels and therefore symptoms of PCOS. I don’t suffer too badly with PCOS symptoms – I would say most of them are … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, diet, fair trade, health, healthy, healthy snacks, herbal, organic, PCOS, spearmint, Tea, weightloss | Tagged , , | 16 Comments

National Fertility Awareness Week 2014 – Our Story

This week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As someone who has dealt with infertility (as many have), I think it is so important that people think about and understand infertility a little bit. Understand how upsetting it can be. Stop … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Anxiety, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, child, couple, cycle days, depression, difficulty, doctor, Dogs, Donations, donor, donor sperm, dr, fail, family, fear, fertility, fertility friend, gay, healthy, infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, let down, lgbt, London, loss, Miscarriage, missed cycles, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, natural insemination, opk, ovaries, parenting, parents, partner, PCOS, periods, pregnancy, pregnant, relationship, Scan, sperm, Sperm donor, Squishy, stress, Superhero Donor, support, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait, women | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Our Visit to the Alternative Families Show

We were kindly given complimentary tickets to attend the Alternative Parenting Show, which took place yesterday at the lovely Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, London.

Posted in 2014, babies, baby, child, children, clinics, couple, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, healthy, infertility, insemination, lgbt, London, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, myfitnesspal, pregnancy, pregnant, trying to concieve, two week wait, women | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

The Ten Commandments of Trying To Conceive (For Lesbians)

1) Thou Shalt Learn To Like Sperm (ok… tolerate… maybe not like) As lesbians we have nothing sexually to do with the opposite sex, so it’s a little odd when you come to considering having a child – you need … Continue reading

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REVIEW – Graze.com Snack Boxes

Review of Graze.com snack boxes Continue reading

Posted in 2014, diet, eggs, fair trade, graze, happy, healthy, healthy snacks, hunger, vitamins, weight loss, weightloss, work | Tagged , , | Leave a comment