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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

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Happy Father’s Day to my husband!

Let’s take this day to celebrate Why we all think you are great But don’t be getting too carried away Cause you’re only the main man for today! We all know when it’s said and done The boss around here is our baby son! I want to take this time to say thank you For… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day to my husband!

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Poem to my baby boy

Becoming a mother is the greatest love I’ve felt To look at your little face makes my heart melt I mightn’t be the best qualified as a Mum But I manage to keep you fed with a clean bum! Together we somehow muddle through With a laugh, some tears and a cuddle too As I… Continue reading Poem to my baby boy

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First days of motherhood

Now that my baby was finally here I just wanted to get out of the hospital and home to start our new life together as a family! I knew I hadn’t a clue what I was supposed to do with this little person but as soon as I had given birth high on adrenaline (and… Continue reading First days of motherhood