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What I Have Learned Since Becoming a Mum

When I arrived home from hospital with my firstborn it suddenly hit me that I didn’t actually have a clue what to do with this little person I had created. Luckily the basics of feeding them, changing them and generally keeping them alive were straightforward enough but there are a few other things that I… Continue reading What I Have Learned Since Becoming a Mum

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Pampers Premium Protection Review

AD /gifted I have had plenty of experience with pampers products having used them with my son for the past 2 years and so pampers were the obvious choice when baby number 2 arrived! I had never tried any other brands because I never had any need to! I had heard negative reports about different… Continue reading Pampers Premium Protection Review

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Newborn versus Toddler

When I had my first baby everyone in the know was keen to tell me that the newborn stage was the easiest part of parenting, that it only gets harder from there. I was pretty certain they must have forgotten the newborn phase because this did not seem like an easy gig at all! Now… Continue reading Newborn versus Toddler

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Poem to my Baby Girl

Welcome to the world my beautiful baby, You are a very much loved little lady. I had just got the hang of being a mother, I’ve had plenty of practice with your brother. Life’s more crazy now than being a mum of one, However two kids to love is much more fun. It gives me… Continue reading Poem to my Baby Girl

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Life with Two under 2

My second baby is now six weeks old and we have all been adjusting to another little person in the family. Turns out life with a newborn is very different second time around especially when you have a crazy 20 month old to contend with as well! It hasn’t been as hard as I had… Continue reading Life with Two under 2

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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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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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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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First hours of motherhood

I had gone through the gruelling nine months of pregnancy which hadn’t included as much of the pre-motherhood glow I had anticipated but that’s a story for another day (how to cope with morning sickness). I had gone through a day of labour with all that that entails which ultimately ended with episiotomy and vacuum delivery… Continue reading First hours of motherhood