Making Your Own Breastmilk Jewellery. Breastmilk ring on brushed band with 8mm setting from Keepsaker Supplies

Making Your Own Breastmilk Jewellery

We're now taking orders for them again, but if you're thinking about making your own breastmilk jewellery then we can definitely help too! You can order all the tools and supplies you'll need over on my other business Keepsaker Supplies...Read More
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Why I Stopped Making Breastmilk Jewellery

Update - you will all notice that we're now taking orders for breastmilk jewellery again here! I'm planning a blog to explain how we've worked to reduce our lead times over the past few years and how I'm refreshed enough...Read More
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
Breastfeeding after reduction story by Nic Kamminga at Tree of Opals part two, with a background to why I thought I wouldn't be able to breastfeed and hope

Breastfeeding After Reduction Story (Part 2)

Continued Breastfeeding After Reduction Story The first part of my breastfeeding after reduction story is here and you can read about my 34JJ to 34D breast reduction operation here. I'd had a rough time in hospital with the operation in...Read More
Breastfeeding after reduction story by Nic Kamminga at Tree of Opals

Breastfeeding After Reduction Story (Part 1)

Breastfeeding After Reduction Story "You won't be able to breastfeed" The midwife phrased it as a question: like she was wondering why I ever thought I could, but the midwife at my first ever antenatal appointment seemed to think she was helping...Read More

Mama Bear: Being A Step-Parent

Being a step-parent.  I always thought being a Mama would be the hardest thing in the world.  It turns out it's the most natural, fluid and enjoyably hard experience in the world for me.  Starting with the pains of childbirth,...Read More