How I manage childcare as a work at home parent blog by Nikki Kamminga on Tree of Opals

How I Manage Childcare As A Work at Home Parent

People often ask me how I manage childcare as a work at home parent and there's no simple answer. Things change often and I try to be flexible and manage my expectations. I'm a parent first and a WAHM (work...Read More
How to make breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 3 of 3

How To Make Breastmilk Jewellery (part 3)

Instructions on How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 3 of 3) Making breastmilk jewellery can be a difficult skill to master and I highly recommend being prepared to devote lots of time, energy and money to this skill.  Breastmilk artisans...Read More
Making breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 2 of 3

How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (part 2)

Instructions on How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 2 of 3) You can find part one of the blog here in How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (part 1) which gives you a list of initial supplies you'll need for this...Read More
How to make breastmilk jewellery guide by Nic Kamminga, Tree of Opals. Part 1 of 3

How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 1)

Instructions on How to Make Breastmilk Jewellery (Part 1 of 3) The most secretive craft in the world is about to be opened wide to the mums and artists (and dads and doulas) who want to preserve human milk without...Read More
Diving into Veganism and plant based foods

Diving Into Veganism

Diving Into Veganism in a Plant-Based Diet Those of you following my business and my blog will know that I struggle with mental and physical health issues and diving into veganism is my way of trying to balance both of...Read More

Homemade Milk Booster Capsules

Homemade Milk Booster Capsules If you think your milk supply might be low, the first step is to talk to someone trained in breastfeeding. You could get help from local peer supporter, a breastfeeding councillor who has had lots of...Read More

Antenatal Milk Expression

Antenatal Milk Expression Before your baby is born you might consider expressing milk antenatally. Before I begin this blog, please know that I'm not a trained breastfeeding supporter and as always my experience should never replace advice from an IBCLC...Read More
Breastmilk ring gold leaf and subtle aegean blue sparkle, on a brushed band with stamped date of birth and name

Breastmilk Jewellery

Breastmilk jewellery from Nikki and The Team at Tree of Opals is a stunning way to remember those precious few days you spend nursing your little one. We look after our clients' precious breastmilk after we create your jewellery for...Read More