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How to survive pregnancy when you have a toddler

My first pregnancy wasn’t the easiest in that I spent most of it with my head stuck down the toilet but although my sickness hasn’t lasted as long during my second pregnancy I have found it tough going in other ways. This is mainly because I now have a crazy one year old to run… Continue reading How to survive pregnancy when you have a toddler

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A day in the life of an 18 month old

7.00am I’m just awake, as soon as my eyes open up I jump straight out of bed, I can’t believe I’ve wasted all night sleeping when there are so many more things I could be doing! I am determined today is the day that I finally figure out why the drawers in the kitchen don’t… Continue reading A day in the life of an 18 month old

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Baby number 2 will soon be due!

I have had an extended break from my blog for the past few months but new year, new me so going to try to get myself more organised to fit a bit more blogging in! I have been back to work now after my maternity leave for six months which explains my silence on the… Continue reading Baby number 2 will soon be due!

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The truth about maternity leave

This time last year I was getting cleared up at work ready for a year off on maternity leave. As I look back on my fresh faced, naive self back then I can only laugh at the expectations I had for my year off! Expectation: I was going to give the house a good clear… Continue reading The truth about maternity leave

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You know you are a mum when…

You know you are a mum when... Everything in life revolves around sleep! Something that I used to take for granted has now become my number one obsession! This is mainly because as I mentioned in a previous post my son isn’t a great sleeper so if I manage to get 2 hours unbroken sleep… Continue reading You know you are a mum when…

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How to cope with morning sickness

This post may contain affiliate links. Read full disclosure here. I should start by saying using these tips for coping with morning sickness weren’t a cure for me, I still felt pretty vile every day up until about 26 weeks of pregnancy but by using these few coping mechanisms I just about managed to function!… Continue reading How to cope with morning sickness

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Baby gift ideas

This post contains affiliate links. Read full disclosure here. I have always loved buying baby gifts even before I had my own baby. I loved checking out all the tiny person clothes and buying cute outfits for my friends to dress their new little babies in. Clothes was always my go to gift when buying baby… Continue reading Baby gift ideas