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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 …

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 …

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, Being Mum, Days out, Uncategorized

In The Night Garden Live – Discount Code.

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Staged event of the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies children’s TV show In the Night Garden Live 2017 is on sale now! The world’s only live productions of the Cbeebies top-rated show will visit London, Birmingham and Manchester this summer, on tour from 25 May to 28 August. Visit www.NightGardenLive.com to book your tickets, and enter EARLY82G at …

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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 …

Becoming Mum, Being Mum, food

GYM – Get Yourself Motivated – Get Yummy Mummy

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As it stands, (well a few weeks ago, Pre Christmas) weight wise I am lighter and healthier than I have been in years. Everyone who really knows me, knows that I am a self confessed binger and serial snacker. Always have been and part of me always will be. I am not here to preach …

Being Mum, Life lessons, Uncategorized

Take a moment to be in the moment

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19th December 2016 – 16 days, 407 hours, 2 weeks   Without my phone I am a strong believer that things happen for a reason. Not everything..but some things. I love my phone, but I think at times I have almost become addicted to it. When I had my bouts of loneliness on Maternity Leave, …