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motherhood, parenthood

A shoutout to SAHMs

Disclaimer: I am a Work At Home Mom (WAHM) which means I am a blend of a Stay At Home Mom (SAHM) and a Working Mom. I don’t know what it’s like to be a full-time SAHM or a full-time working mom. I don’t mean to insult or upset anyone with this post, this is just my point of view,…

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motherhood

5 Myths About Breastfeeding

Before I even begin this post let me admit something: I didn’t enjoy breastfeeding. I appreciated what it did for my baby and the quality time it gave me with him and how convenient it was most of the time (and cheap!), but I wasn’t the fan of breastfeeding that I thought I was going to be. I think from…

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motherhood, pregnancy

                      Today I get to finally let you all in on our not-very-well-kept secret! The reason I decided to go away last weekend and take some time for myself was because I’ve been feeling a bit *ahem* under the weather, so to speak. Yip. Up the duff, knocked up, eating…

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motherhood, parenthood

Taking some me-time

It’s Monday morning, I’ve been up since 3.30 and I’m feeling exceptionally good. I might not have had much sleep last night but besides that I had the most refreshing, invigorating weekend I’ve had for a long time, and it didn’t involve my husband, my baby or my dog. That’s right: I spent an entire weekend away from the family.…

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newborn baby
birth, pregnancy

Should you bother with antenatal classes?

When you are pregnant, it can seem like there are a million things you need to think about. Because there are. It’s very easy to get stuck worrying about all the practical issues you need to consider, like what to pack in your hospital bag, what you need for when you bring baby home and, of course, how to create…

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pregnancy

What To Wear When You Can’t Wear Anything

t’s no secret that your body changes when you’re pregnant, but you probably don’t realise how crap it’s going to make you feel. It’s not all glowing and a cute little bump! Think cankles and melons and you’re closer to the truth.