Unsugar Coated Motherhood

From stressed out mama of three to thriving home educator, this is our journey from start to present.

latent phase of labour
Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Coming Round to the Idea

Although it was a massive shock when I peed on that stick last weekend, it didn’t take long to get used to the idea of becoming a party of five. Rather than get caught up in the potential negatives, I’ve been thinking of all the things that are great about having another baby. – he or […]

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weaning baby off the breast at night
Unsugar Coated Motherhood

A shock to the system

After I wrote this post I got rather upset about hubby and my lack of love life. Over the bank holiday weekend we had a yummy meal, good chat, few drinks then went bed nice and early. We are usually meticulous about contraception but got a bit, erm, over excited. On Saturday morning this happened… […]

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poverty bandwagon
Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Feeling a Little Silly

Almost five years ago when one of my best mates had her first baby she told me how she got him to ‘sleep through the night’ at just a few weeks old. The way I have always remembered the story is that she carried out a form of sleep training based around the baby’s core […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

A Challenging Child Part II

I posted this last week which explains the current situation with our 4yo daughter. I kept a diary all week to try and piece together any glaring errors and work out where we are going wrong. My main conclusion is something I’ve known for a while. There is a huge correlation between a bad nights sleep and […]

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first time motherhood
Unsugar Coated Motherhood

A challenging child

I started writing this post yesterday after a good nights sleep and very easy morning – not regular occurances in our house. As I’ve mentioned before, our 4yo has been very difficult these past 18 months. The official terms are ‘challenging’ and ‘spirited’ but lets not beat around the bush – she has been bloody […]

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