Parenting

Mother’s Day Gifts – Prestige Flowers

I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since my first ever Mother’s Day. It was so lovely to receive a card from Molly, even though I know she is completely oblivious to the fact she’s given me a card! I’ve always loved Mother’s Day, as my mum has always been such an amazing role model, parent and best friend.…

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Parenting

Things To Do When You’re Stuck Indoors

The recent snowfall in the UK has meant that many mums have been stuck indoors at home with little ones. Cabin fever really kicks in after the novelty of the snow melts away… Especially if you have a baby or toddler under 2. You’re very limited as it’s difficult to take little ones out if it’s very slippery or extremely…

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Parenting

What’s In My Changing Bag – The Essentials

A changing bag is something you grow very fond of as a parent – you CANNOT leave the house without it. However, you probably will/have left that bag of essential goods at home at some point. Of course, that will also be the day your baby decides to have a super colossal nappy explosion. He/she will probably be teething too…

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Parenting

What A Whirlwind It’s Been

I’ve made it through my first year of motherhood, but not unscaved. Dark circles, bad back, headaches, fatigue – you name it, I’ve probably got it! The sleepless nights are brutal, especially to begin with. I remember thinking to myself, I can’t  physically keep waking up every hour. Those early days all merged together in to one big blur. ‘Baby…

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Parenting

Daisygro Unisex Bibs – The Perfect Christmas Gift

I love the idea of unisex clothes for babies and children. It’s refreshing not to have all pink or all blue clothes – it’s nice to have a variety of colours! So you can imagine how thrilled I was to receive some gorgeous unisex bibs from Daisygro. Patterned bibs seem to be really popular now for babies. Not only do…

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Parenting

It’s Not Just The Elderly Who Get Lonely

There’s a lot of awareness surrounding the topic of elderly loneliness. However, there seems to be a big taboo regarding loneliness amongst stay at home mums. It just isn’t talked about, but it’s a very real struggle for many mums. It’s sometimes hard to imagine how you can be lonely when you have a little person clinging to your legs…

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Parenting

Society Has Created Stressful Parenting

A common phrase you’ll hear as a new mum is, “you’ll build a rod for your own back”. This usually comes after instructions such as, don’t let the baby fall asleep in your arms, don’t let the baby sleep in your bed or don’t feed the baby to sleep. I always found it strange hearing people talk about babies in…

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Parenting, Skincare

Living With Adult Acne

Before I start, I want to say that I know there are hundreds of worse things to live with than bad skin. When I really think about it, I realise how insignificant acne is in the grand scheme of things. However, there have been times when it’s really got me down. For me, acne first reared its ugly head when…

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