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 Some of it will be valuable (most of the time) and some of it will be outdated and not in line with the research of today.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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Don’t Panic Mummy! 8 Things You Don’t Have To Stress About When You Are A New Mum

There are plenty of things to get stressed about when you are a new mum. After all, you have just been through a physically and emotionally taxing experience, and instead of being rewarded with a nice long rest, you get to take on full responsibility for a mini human, full nappies and sleepless nights and all. Luckily, many people have trod this path before you, and you can both learn from and take comfort from their experience. Something you can read more about below. Sleeping For mums of a baby under a year, sleep can be a massive issue. This…

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