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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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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

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Visitor rules- reasonable or taking it too far?

One new Mum has hit the news lately by posting online her list of rules that she will ask guests to adhere to when visiting her newborn baby. She has come under criticism for being too harsh but while I don’t feel the need for a formal written list of rules most of what she… Continue reading Visitor rules- reasonable or taking it too far?

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No, he still doesn’t sleep through the night!

Ever since having my baby every time I meet anyone one question that invariably crops up is ‘well is he sleeping through the night yet?’. I think I should just get a t-shirt printed that says NO HE IS NOT SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! I don’t know why this is just a touchy subject for… Continue reading No, he still doesn’t sleep through the night!

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Review- Oribel PortaPlay

I was incredibly fortunate to win an Oribel PortaPlay and it has been a real asset in keeping my son amused and also helping him to learn and develop.  I was very impressed with how well made the table was and the variety of toys to play with. The height of the table is easily adjusted… Continue reading Review- Oribel PortaPlay