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What I packed in my c-section hospital bag (for an elective c-section) (AD – Affiliate links)

For the birth of my second daughter we knew that she would be delivered by (hopefully!) planned elective c-section. Having a caesarean section is NEVER an easy decision, but it was one that was made with relative ease by my consultants around 16 weeks into my second daughter’s pregnancy. As it turned out pre-eclampsia meant …

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That time I taught my daughter to swear…

So something semi-funny happened recently. I accidentally taught my daughter to swear. Her first swear word, b*stard, was a pretty strong choice… I’m surprised it has taken until 17 months for her to hear, and repeat, a swear word. I’m a swearer. I can’t help it. I’ve just always been someone who expresses her happiness, anger …

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My first year as a parent – how it really went!

My daughter is one year old. I cannot believe that a year has gone by since the day of her birth! Thinking back to her birth doesn’t fill me with great memories, besides having my wonderful daughter of course. Anyway, the last year has been full of ups and downs. Life is like that isn’t it! …

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Finding me time as a parent – 7 ways I’m achieving it

Lets be real here. Finding time for yourself as a parent can be tough. Whether your child is a newborn or twenty they are probably still taking up much of your time. My own daughter is one and I’m always struggling to find the right balance. Between working from home, my husband working shifts, owning an allotment, …

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Review: PoundToy – A website that sells £1 toys (AD)

AD. Christmas is fast approaching. You already know this don’t you?! Well I don’t know about you but I have a blinking HUGE family to get presents for. While I have been fortunate enough to get some goodies sent to me this year, that I have put up for Christmas, there always seems to be a few more …

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5 ways I’m taking care of myself more as a parent – self-care as a parent

The last few months, now my daughter is no longer a baby, I have been working on taking care of myself more. For me, I’ve been working on self-care as a parent more and I want to share 5 ways I’m achieving this recently. I’ve written about my first year as a parent previously and I’ve …

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