What Is Attachment Parenting? And How We Stumbled Into It

What Is Attachment Parenting? And How We Stumbled Into It

I really don’t think you know exactly how you’re going to parent until you’re there. Prior to having Isabelle, I probably didn't give much thought to the question "what is attachment parenting?" We, like most parents, had everything in place ready for the baby. We had the cot, the pram, the moses basket, and we even had [...]

How Attachment Parenting Can Help With Postnatal Depression

How Attachment Parenting Can Help With Postnatal Depression

I'm suggesting another thing that may not work for everyone, but it's something that personally worked somewhat for me, so I'm going to talk about it. This one, as you can probably guess from the title, is about attachment parenting. What is Attachment Parenting? So, attachment parenting is basically a form of parenting where you [...]

Using Online Support to Help With Postnatal Depression

Using Online Support to Help With Postnatal Depression

When it comes to depression, it's incredibly important to have a place to be able to talk openly and honestly about how you are feeling.   You have to be able to find support from others who have been where you are or empathise with your situation. The only problem is, that it's often a very hard thing to open up in front of others, face to face. Or maybe, perhaps, there isn't anywhere a person feels like they can go to where they can open up, and talking to their family isn't something they feel comfortable with either. That's where the internet comes in.