#NormaliseBreastFeeding is a hashtag that I’ve used and potentially you’ve seen other people use it too. But what does it actually mean? Originally I thought it was to help normalise breastfeeding in a public space, as this is something we don’t see a lot of, even on TV. But now…


A picture of a sleeping PJ, just because ❤

Of course, I am, I spent 9 months pregnant, 43 hours in labour and then 3 more nights in hospital. I have a scar in places where I shouldn’t have scars. The thing is with motherhood is it just gets thrust upon you. Well, I suppose kind of. You do have to do that ‘special dance’ to make the baby. You then carry and grow that baby for 9 months while it makes you throw up any time it wants, pokes and kicks you whenever it wants. It also makes you realise that from now until you die you are never going to stop worrying about this tiny human.

But what I mean that it gets thrust upon you is that you don’t get prepared for motherhood and all the trials and emotions that come with it. Your baby isn’t born holding its manual (though that would be great). Yes, you can read the books on parenting, join the…


Who would have thought that less than 10 words would cause so much drama? But I suppose that is the problem with social media. Because of networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, it is easy to get triggered by comments or posts.

On Facebook, I am part of a…


As a parent, we always want to be the best for our children. We want to be the best parent we can be or just the ‘best’ in general. We don’t want to have the flaws we think our parents had. Everyone at some time or another has said ‘I…


Motherhood is one of the most giving things you can do but it is almost one of the most challenging. Everyone tells you about the pain when giving birth, the tiredness, the fact you will never have fully have alone time again. But what about the other challenges of motherhood…

Katie Sale

breastfeeding, stay at home first time mum and aspiring IBCLC

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