How To Fit In Some ‘Me Time’ As A Mum

When you’re a Mum, finding some ‘me time’ can be a pretty difficult thing to do. If you’re not running around after your kids, you’re having a brief cup of tea for five minutes, waiting for the chaos to start up again. In short, there are few times when you’re not rushing around after other people, and the time that…

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8 Things Your Kids Need to Know About Failing

Failure is a part of life. There isn’t a human alive who hasn’t failed at one time or another. For children, failing at something can be difficult to swallow. Children aren’t often equipped to handle disappointment well and it’s not an easy lesson to teach for parents either. Here are few ways you can help your children with failure.

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First Aid Tips For New Parents

If you are a new parent, it can be daunting to know exactly what to do with a child who is sick or who has had an accident and hurt themselves. Do you call the doctor? Go straight to the hospital? Or is there anything that should be done instead? In this article, we will discuss some first aid tips…

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Can A Woman Have It All?

*This is a guest post from Liberty over at Liberty on the Lighter Side Can a woman have it all? I don’t believe so. Assuming that is, that HAVING IT ALL means to have a successful career while simultaneously raising your children, with no other child care (no crèche, no nanny, no au pair, no granny). There simply isn’t enough…

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What are the Benefits of SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk?

Advertorial Feature When I went back to work a few months ago, I looked into buying a follow-on milk for my daughter. Up until this point she was exclusively breast-fed, so I wanted the best follow-on formula for her. My mum suggested trying out SMA® PRO Follow-on Milk because she used it for us when we were small, so that’s what I did…

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The Importance Of ‘You Time’

Even with all the advances made by great minds, technology and the internet – family life hasn’t got much easier. In fact, it might be a little bit tougher these days thanks to the expectations placed on the shoulders of parents across the globe. All the little gadgets and apps we can use certainly help, but they don’t soften the…

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Surviving the Dog Days of Summer: Top Apps and Strategies for Busy Parents

Summer vacation can be rough if you’re a parent who also has to work while keeping your kids out of trouble and entertained. However, there’s no need to sweat it out, you can have help right at hand on your mobile device. Here are some simple strategies and apps to help make each day special, because the school buses will…

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New Mum Stories: Pickle and Poppet

Hello, welcome back to another installment of New Mum Stories. This week we hear from Jo, over at Pickle and Poppet. Jo shares with us how she felt when she became a New Mum and how her life changed.   Over to you Jo…   When you’re pregnant you spend your time imagining what things will be like as a…

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The #Rockingmotherhood Tag

I just want to say a huge thanks to Sarah over at Mum & Mor for nominating me in the #RockingMotherhood Tag. Also Pat from White Camellias for dreaming up this awesome tag. The idea behind #RockingMotherhood is for you to write down 10 things on how you rock being a mum. Not sure why but I’m finding it hard…

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New Mum Stories: Fifty-Something Fruit Cake

Hello and welcome back to New Mum Stories. This week’s installment is from Jo over at Fifty-Something Fruit Cake Jo’s story is from her memories of being a new mum to her son over 28 years ago. Over to you Jo…. Remembering being a new mum I always knew I wanted to be a mum one day. Something in my DNA…

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9 Month Baby Review

I’m a little late with baby girl’s 9 month review, but this past month has been crazy. I have returned to work as you know, baby girl can now stand up by herself and she has 2 bottom front teeth now. In her 6 month review last time I told you all about our weaning journey and how I hd…

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Be A Good Sport & Let Them Become A Champion

Being active and playing sports is a crucial part of your child’s progress. It’s good to install exercise as part of a daily routine from a very young age. Children should be physically active every single day. This may seem obvious, but it’s easier as they get older to leave them to their own devices. Unfortunately, in the digital world…

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The Importance Of Self-Care For New Parents

When you have a child your life changes in ways you never could have imagined. Suddenly your full attention is on another human being. Everything you do is ultimately for them. Taking care of yourself often becomes secondary. But it’s not wise to completely set aside your own needs. Parents who are tired, ill, and unfulfilled will not be able…

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