Being a Neonatal Mum

When Piglet was born he spent some time in the neonatal unit before he was able to come home. I was lucky, he was only in special care as opposed to intensive care or the…

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Preparing A Pet to Meet Your Baby

For many of us our pet is our first baby. He/She has had your undivided attention for probably a few years. They may be used to having the run of the house, cuddles on the…

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Piglet – 6 Months Update

6 months old – Piglet is definitely not a new born anymore! 6 months sounds really old to me, he’s not a “new baby” now.  He’s not hit any major milestones this month, he hasn’t…

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Breastfeeding with Diabetes

One of the really “fun” parts about Type 1 Diabetes is how unpredictable it is. Food, exercise, stress, hormones, the weather – you name it, it all has an affect on blood glucose levels. If…

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Solo Parenting

Two weeks ago crisis hit. We’re a man down and I’ve been going it solo parenting Piglet. JHogg is here in spirit, but he’s been about as useful as a chocolate tea pot. He had…

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