Have You Just Given Birth? This Is How You Should Juggle Work and Motherhood

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. Image credit  For working mothers, having a baby marks the beginning of a tough balancing act. There are days when you’ll get the impression that your body is being stretched in different directions. Oftentimes, giving birth paves the way for sleep-deprived nights, yet you’re still expected to hold it all together at home.  In your quest to strike a balance between work and motherhood, there are instances when you might be running on an empty stomach. This period is often a haven for guilt and feelings of exhaustion and stress. While the maternity leave…

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The Go-To Guide For Nervous Newborn First-Timers

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. There are few life-changing moments as transformative as having your first child. Even though the pregnancy, labor, and delivery are all over, you have the monumental task of learning how to be a parent ahead of you. When considering all the many demands a child has of you, it’s easy to be nervous, even a little petrified. But here are a few tips that are going to help you get through this exciting yet scary time. Source – Pixabay License Preparing the home for baby Before you welcome them home, it’s a good idea…

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Things They Don’t Tell You About Motherhood…But You Need To Know

Disclosure: This is a collaborative post. As a first time parent, every single person who has had a child in your life will give you advice. Some of it will be valuable (most of the time) and some of it will be outdated and not in line with the research of today. You will feel overwhelmed and awed at the advice given to you before you have your first baby, and it’s easy to get swept up in the feeling of drowning that comes with being a new parent. It’s scary and exhausting: you’re about to be hit by a…

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Motherhood – Surviving the Early Years

My youngest little boy turns 3 at the end of this month and it feels very bittersweet.  We are moving away from the baby days and with no plans for a third it feels that we are moving on to a new phase in life with our two boys. We no longer have sleepless nights, and every now and again we even get a lie in (and by lie in I mean still in bed past 7am), and whilst my petrol bill has gone through the roof with the amount of taxi-ing round I have to do for my 7…

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How To Get In Enough Sleep As A Busy Mum

When you’re a busy Mum, the idea of sleep can be a pretty foreign one. Sleep, what is that, and how do I get as much of it as possible, please? However, contrary to popular opinion, sleep and Motherhood are actually compatible. They may not go totally hand in hand, but there are some things that you can do to get in enough sleep as a busy Mum, and we promise you, those eyebags are going to be gone for good. We’ve noted down some of the best things to do, to get some good shut-eye. Photo credit Welcome early…

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