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Being Mum

Terrible twos or jealous Mama?!

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I know this may seem a little dramatic, however you are on my blog, so you must know what you let yourself in for everytime you click on one of my posts – am I right orrr?! So I’m feeling like I’m a bit ‘baby bluesy’ lately. Joseph is 20months old so I am no …

Being Mum, Life lessons

Flying with a toddler – Brave or crazy ;)

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Flying with a toddler; D o n ‘ t . D o . It Just kidding. DON’T let the prospect of flying with a toddler hinder you from doing so. As with everything, it will never be as bad as you think it will be. OK so in all honesty, yes there were moments where my …

Becoming Mum, Being Mum

I have no patience to play!

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I have no patience when it comes to playing with Joseph – there I said it. It’s not something that I am proud of, but its true. I’ve tried, I really have tried and I always will but I simply haven’t got the patience. When I do play with Joseph I end up getting frustrated. …

Being Mum

The nappy struggle is real

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and relaaaaax.. I never write blog posts on my days off however I have just put Joseph down for a nap, I have a wash on and a sausage casserole in the slow cooker so I thought ‘why not’. I have pretty much done a full day’s work already so feel as though I need a bit of me time …

Being Mum, Life lessons

Why do I blog and what do I want to get out of it?!

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This is a question that I have been asked a few times and I never really know how to answer it in short because there are a few reasons why I do it and what I want to get out of it; I relied alot on ‘Mummy Blogs’ when I was pregnant and I learnt …

Becoming Mum, Being Mum

My not so baby, baby

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Oh god. It has already begun. I am merely only a few words in to this and already I feel as though my heart is tightening up – no exaggeration. Whenever I let myself slip into a daydream when I am at work I miss Joseph beyond belief. I hate not being with him. Of …

Becoming Mum, Being Mum

(o) Breastfeeding (o)

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 I’m not here to harp on about the pro’s of Breastfeeding or how ‘Breast is best’ – As I have mentioned a million times before, it is your baby so it is completely down to you what you do.  I can confidently say however, that I have used both methods of feeding Joseph in public and felt …

Becoming Mum, Life lessons

‘Why are women never happy’

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  I have been asking myself this question alot lately and it has been niggling away at me for a while. ‘Why am I never happy’ I have more than I could have ever dreamed of growing up; A boyfriend, a child and a house but for some reason that isn’t enough. I am obsessed …

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The best way to prepare for your birth: Have no expectations.

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I didn’t actually realise that I have an element of ‘control freak-ness’ in me until I found out I was pregnant. As mentioned before I wanted everything perfect to the point that not one purchase hadn’t been reviewed beforehand – even down to my muslin cloths!! Although maybe this was just down to me being …

Being Mum, food

Creamy Salmon & Brocolli Pasta

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For a subtle way to introduce Salmon in to your kiddies diet, you simply cannot go wrong with this recipe. It’s so easy to prepare & cook. When I make it I ensure I cook extra so that I can freeze. It’s the easiest dish just to wack out of the freezer the night before …