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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What They Don’t Tell You About Breastfeeding

If you are about to have a baby or recently welcomed a newborn into your world you will likely have thought long and hard about breastfeeding. But what they don’t tell you, you won’t know… that’s where I come in. While some women choose to go straight to formula (which I am sure presents its …

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Nursery Decor DO’s and DON’T BOTHER’s

If you are pregnant right now you have probably spent the last few weeks/months surfing Pinterest and Instagram looking at all the wonderful ways you can prepare for your new arrival. But what do you actually need? And what should you certainly not bother with? You are probably feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of …

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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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Get Your 4 Week Old Baby Sleeping 8 Hours a Night – Proof It Can Be Done

Are you sick of hearing about those mamas who have it SO easy? Well, sorry to disappoint but I am one of those mamas… although, I didn’t have this story straight outta the gate! I can happily say that my dear son, has been sleeping at least 8 hours most nights, since he was 4 …

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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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Our First Date Without Baby

+++ OVER 40 DATE NIGHT IDEAS With and Without Baby In Tow The most daunting feeling of all is that when you are driving away from your baby and your husband is sitting next to you. That was how our first date night without our baby felt. Up until 7 weeks we had taken it …

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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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