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Holy hell, that was a nightmare. I’m referring to my first two weeks as a mother at home with what others refer to as my ‘bundle of joy’. Bundle of ‘joy’ my arse! Ahem… excuse me… why did no-one tell...
It’s been eight months since I gave birth, and eight months that I’ve been carrying the additional 12kgs worth of delicious pastries and chocolate that I consumed whilst baking my own little bundle of goodness. 12kgs – about half...
Dear Husband, Firstly, I think we should probably be congratulating ourselves that we got to almost 7 months of parenthood without killing each other or the baby. Nailing this parenting gig, am I right? And here we are, your first...
In all my time as a mother (approximately 200 days. I know right? I’m a pro) there is no issue more contentious, more harrowing, more devastating than sleep. Or rather lack of sleep. Thoughts about sleep take up about 73%...
I heard somewhere recently that each disposable nappy contains a cup of crude oil - A CUP!  I also heard that the same nasties that we're banned from women's sanitary products are still in our babies nappies.  I don't...
They say that hindsight is 20/20, but I assure you, when it comes to remembering your first months as a Mum, things get a little blurry! Most Mums will try and tell you about the “beauty of bringing a new...
So you’re ready to go back to work? Here is your guide to surviving the work/baby juggling act. My bub was 16 weeks old when I returned to work 3 days a week at a busy advertising studio.  The reason for...
This may just be more informative than any of the books I read prior to my baby arriving and infinitely more realistic. They're all wrapped up in a book by Lucy Scott - Doodle Diary of a New Mom.  What...
Becoming a mum is a life changing event in so many ways, one of the biggest challenges we face as modern mums is losing our existing identity as professional business people and wallowing through working out who the new...
It goes without saying that once you have a baby, everything changes. And when I say everything, I mean everything! From your daily routine, to how much you sleep (or don’t sleep!), to how your jeans fit (or don’t fit!),...

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