Change Table Hack

Our son Jaxon has measured big from around our 20 week scan haha He has always been a very active baby and absolutely loves to kick his legs like nobody’s business. Including when he is on his change table! Here’s how we modified the change table step by step.

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Coming Back From a Dip in Breast Milk Supply

Last weekend I spent my first night away from Jaxon. It was my sister-in-law’s Hen’s Night and as one of her bridesmaids it was our duty to show her a good time.
I had spent the better part of 2 months loading up the freezer with breastmilk especially for this event. Having pumped between 200-250mLs extra a day to stock the freezer.
That’s why this story is so tragic!

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Healing a Cystocele

Have you just been diagnosed with a cystocele? Do you think you may have one or are you looking for ways to heal one?
This post may help you. I have recently been successful if making a full recovery from this horrid experience myself and wanted to share how I did this.
As a young, healthy and active first-time mum I did NOT expect this to be part of my experience. I am sure that there are many mamas in similar situations. If I can help just one new mum heal their body, I will have spent my time wisely.

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Unique Yet Classic, Baby Names by Letter

We had a fair few baby names when Jaxon was cooking in my belly. We had made the decision not to tell anyone our baby name choice until he was born. The reason being I did not want other’s opinions to sway our decision. Funnily enough my colleagues at work (one whom was also pregnant […]

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Keto Low Carb, High Protein Pancakes

You may have to cut carbs, eliminate sugar and adhere to a strict macronutrient percentage guide BUT, to say this diet is restrictive? Is just not an accurate representation. Some days I actually struggle to meet my caloric needs and I find myself getting to enjoy a keto treat….

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101 Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil, there are so many advocates for the liquid gold. Type it into Google or Pinterest and you will be dished a plethora of recipes and DIY hacks on what to use the stuff for. But, is it really that good? YES! I use coconut oil for almost everything and everyone in my household […]

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Things I Learnt About Myself When I became Mum

Self-reflection is a wonderful thing. I often reflect on experiences as a way to learn from them and I find the learning that occurs after the fact is sometimes even more profound than the skills learned during the event.
So naturally I have replayed the events leading up to Jaxon being born, how I felt, what my opinions of myself were, what kind of parent I thought I would be.
Then he was born and it all changed! This I can see in how I conduct myself. How I tackle day-to-day challenges and how I react to people and my own inner and outer abilities, appearance, shortfalls and achievements.

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The Five B’s Bedtime Routine.

I often get scoffs and quiet envy when I tell people that I had Jaxon sleeping 8hrs a night by the tender age of 4 weeks. And I totally get why. The weeks that he has his leaps are hell on earth and I couldn’t imagine the poor sleep-deprived parents who live THAT as their normal.

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What I Learnt by Attending Mother’s Group

Overall, I am really glad that I went to mothers group. I learnt a heap of really valuable information that has helped me with really important aspects of raising a baby. Sleep, CPR and food is a basic outline but there were so many other topics covered as each mum asked questions about different things that they were experiencing with their babies that week, us included.

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