Chateau de Mama

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Family, Motherhood

My Tips for Successful Sleep Training

Disclaimer: this blog post may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost to you). You can read the full disclosure policy here.) When Lily was around 9 months old my husband and I started talking about the possibility of ‘sleep training’. I was never a huge fan of the idea, but I couldn’t ignore the fact that despite the fact that Lily started sleeping through ...
Family, Motherhood

Lily’s Christening Day

As I mentioned on my Instagram a while ago, we had Lily baptised right before Christmas on the 22ndDecember!  Living abroad, Christmas seemed like the perfect time to gather both our families for such a special occasion. We had the most wonderful, fun filled day surrounded by our nearest and dearest.  I feel so unbelievably blessed to be this girls Mama and she is one lucky lady to be surrounded by so many people that love and ...
Family, Infertility + IVF

Pregnancy after Infertility- For the Mama who Had To Wait

Towards the end of last year I was invited to guest post by the lovely Crystal at You can check the post out here, and you can also read it below. Needless to say, the subject of IVF is one that is very close to my heart, and pregnancy after any kind of struggle, while an amazingly triumphant feeling, can raise some pretty real emotions. And like most things infertility related, its just not talked about enough. So for the ...
Family, Pregnancy

Mama-To-Be Gift Guide

1. Pretty Robe / 2. Ugg Slippers / 3. Deep Sleep Pillow Spray / 4. Le Diaper Pouch / 5. Maternity PJs / 6. Pregnancy Milestone Cards / 7. 9 Months- The Beginning of You Book / 8. Frida Baby ‘Fridet’ Momwasher /  9. The Bee & The Fox Tee / 10. Mommy Bag / 11. Burts Bees Belly Butter / 12. Gownie & Matching Pillow Case Struggling to decide what to get that gorgeous mama-to-be in your life as the festive season fast ...
Family, Motherhood

10 Things to Have on your Baby’s Changing Table

A well-stocked, nicely organised changing station for your baby is essential. The last thing you need is for your baby to be lying there with their bum in the air, only to realise you’ve gone and forgotten something!  Our changing table is set up in our bedroom on top of an existing chest of drawers, so keeping things to a minimum while ensuring everything is within reach is critical! Disclaimer: this blog post may contain affiliate links. ...