Marketing yourself – the challenges of being self-employed!

Establishing yourself in business is nerve-wracking!  It’s one thing to complete a course in a subject about which you are passionate, or train in a therapy, but a whole different ballgame to acquire all the other skills that are necessary when starting a business.   We both became doulas because we were passionate about supporting… Read more »

Babies’ bottoms – Plastic-free July!

July has been “plastic-free” month and as it draws to a close I wonder just how possible it is to raise babies without resorting to buying/using lots of the stuff.  There are many parents who adamantly tell you that they will only let their little darlings play with beautifully-crafted wooden toys prior to birth.  How many… Read more »

Faye and Lou Muslin Giveaway

“What do we need to buy for our new baby?”   A question commonly asked in antenatal sessions. And, whilst reassuring parents that they don’t have to take out a second mortgage or find a second/third or fourth job to purchase everything the retailers advise, we do recommend muslins! Inexpensive and versatile, muslins are often found… Read more »