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My Five Favourite Beauty Products

Anyone reading this sporadic blog will realise I don’t normally write about beauty. But I want to write what’s interesting me and at the moment it’s beauty. Being 31, a sleep deprived mother of one, the last two years feeling like I’m walking through treacle, […]

Things to do in your ‘Me Time’

As I wrote in a previous post, Me Time is so important for us. Time away from babies, away from the house chores and tasks. But isn’t it always the way, that when you get some ‘Me Time’, you never know what to do with […]

Travelling with a Baby 0-6 Months – In The Car

Now, as most of my family live over an hour away from me, travelling is something that Bubs has had to get used to, and from quite a young age. Travelling with a baby can seem daunting, and to start with I was too scared […]

A Few Bits of Baby Advice for Kate

Now seeing as Royal Baby Fever is imminently upon us, I thought it only right that I pass on some pearls of baby advice to Kate, seeing as I had a baby 4 and a bit months ago, and it’s all very fresh in my […]

Out and About with a Baby Series – 1. Finding The Perfect Buggy

Now that Bubs is almost 4 months old, I am starting to venture out a bit more. This has meant I have had to start thinking about what I am doing, where I am going, and what I will need whilst I am out of […]

10 Things I have learnt in 10 Weeks

Since having the Bubs 10 weeks ago, I thought I would share some of the things I feel I have learnt over this period of time: 1. What did I do without Muslin Cloths? and where do they go? the same place as odd socks? […]

Money matters: money saving during Maternity leave

I recently took part in a tots100 twitter chat about money-saving. I realised throughout the conversation that I had quite a few money saving tips. This is something I am particularly conscious about during my maternity leave; the longer I am off, the less money […]

10 Survival Tips for the first few weeks of parenting

10 Survival Tips for the first few weeks of parenting For what it’s worth I have been compiling a list of Tips for surviving the first two weeks. This has made night-time feeds slightly more interesting for me, and I hope that someone may find […]

Drinks in Pregnancy – Pregnancy Tips

 Drinks in Pregnancy Alcohol Not that I’m an alcoholic but it was a little difficult to adjust initially to the sober lifestyle. My midwife advised me that current guidelines state that 1-2 units of alcohol per week is OK but then I had read other […]

What to Wear When You’re Expecting: My Tips

  Pregnancy Tips As I reach the end of my pregnancy I have been considering what wisdom I can pass onto others. When I think about it, it’s quite difficult to think of what advice I would give other pregnant women; everyone is different and […]