• How Soon Is Too Soon To Leave Your Baby?

    20th April 2018

    Kylie Jenner has been slammed in the press over the last few days for leaving her two month old daughter to go to Coachella festival in California. Described as a terrible mom for leaving her two month old newborn at home, 20 year old Kylie was mom shamed by those on social media who described…

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  • What I Wish I’d Known When My Baby Was A Newborn

    10th March 2018

    Dear Nicola aged 30, Today is the day your husband is returning to work after his paternity leave and from now on it’s just you and the baby. Just you and that tiny bundle of love wrapped up in a vest, sleepsuit and a blanket.

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  • Why We Choose to Use a Forward Facing Car Seat

    14th December 2017

    Before Dexter was born we purchased a gorgeous Hauck travel system which came with a infant car seat, carry cot and pushchair. I loved the colour of our infant car seat but did not enjoy lugging it in and out of the car; Dexter has always been a big and heavy baby.

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    When is the Right Time to Have Another Baby?

    5th December 2017

    Despite announcing moments after Dexter’s birth that I was really very sorry but there’s no way in HELL I’ll ever be doing that again, it only took a few days for me to realise that yes, I would actually quite like another baby one day. I did feel that as a thirty year old woman…

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  • 5 Ways Partners Can Help First-Time Mothers Relax at Night

    9th October 2017

    Having a child is often portrayed as an exciting time for couples. However, it can also be a difficult period, especially for the mother. Aside from the difficulties experienced during pregnancy and labour, the new mother is also likely to be lacking sleep brought about by looking after the baby’s needs. All of this can…

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  • How to do a DIY Cake Smash

    2nd June 2017

    For Dexter’s 1st birthday I really wanted to do a cake smash, but when I went online to look at how much it would be to pay someone to do it professionally I was very taken aback. What with being on maternity leave for so long and saving for a house, I did not have…

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  • Prelude: The Return to Work

    2nd May 2017

    The countdown is officially on…hold on, who am I kidding? The countdown has been on since he arrived. The second question I was asked when he was born after, ‘is he a good baby?‘ was always, ‘When are you going back to work?‘.

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