Motherhood

What I Learnt About Myself When I Became A Mother

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. I do this in work and I do this in life. It is my meditation and …

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What I Learnt by Attending Mother’s Group

Expectation: Bunch of women I had nothing in common with Awkward silences Having to find somewhere to feed and change Jax Not educational at all Like an anonymous support group… “hi, my name is…” Reality: Bunch of women I had everything in common with Lots of laughs and sharing Openly feeding and changing Jax right …

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Dear Stranger, Get Your Hands Off My Baby! A Crash Course in Stranger Baby Etiquette

I had an experience today that as a new mum has shaken me to my core. At the end of our weekly Mother’s Group one of the other mums and myself stayed back to chat and change our bubbas nappies before heading off. We had laid out our respective blankets on the floor and proceeded …

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How to Survive Maternity Leave

Going from Working Full Time to Stay at Home Mum for the First Time Before going on maternity leave the prospect of being a stay at home mum was a light at the end of my tunnel. I had used having a baby as my end goal for several years of slugging it in the …

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10 Items I Couldn’t Live Without in the First 6 Weeks with Baby

What do you need to stock up on before baby is born? Stuff that will get you through the first few weeks, when leaving the house may not be an option? Below is my top 10 items I could not live without in the first 6 weeks with baby Jaxon. Disclaimer: Some links provided in …

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Body After Baby – What to Expect

It’s no secret our bodies change SO much when growing a baby. What we talk less about are the changes that happen after baby has left our bodies… and taken all the good stuff with them. So what should you really expect of your body after having a baby? When you are so busy growing a …

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5 Phone Apps You Need for Pregnancy and Beyond

Addicted to technology? Yep, me too. So when I had Jaxon this just amplified! There is no doubt that we are in a technologically dependent society. Without devices in hand we almost would not be able to interact with today’s society. Would you be able to hold a job, keep in touch with friends and …

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Marriage After Baby

How We Used Communication to Strengthen Our Relationship After Baby Do you feel like you have lost touch with your partner since baby arrived? Do you find yourself feeling guilty for resenting him? Don’t stress mumma! These feelings pop up when huge events happen in a marriage, at least they did for us. This is …

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