Pregnancy & Parenting

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Share Your Story; The Cuckoo Mama

15th February 2018

Welcome back to the third week of the “Share Your Story” series, last week I introduced you to the lovely Melanie from Fraser’s Fun House. This week I have another very lovely lady called Caro from The Cuckoo Mama. Caro is sharing her story on infertility and the journey to her son.

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Reuben

Picking A School; Why I Feel so Nervous

10th January 2018

This is the year that Reuben will go to school. He is so excited. He has wanted to go to school since last September when all of his other friends went. I know he is more than ready for this next step in his life. I however, am not. How did my little boy get so big. Why is time going so quickly?

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The Day My Toddler Fell Down the Stairs

28th November 2017

I have sat down thinking about whether to write this post or not for a week now. In that one second I let my daughter down. I took my eye off the ball and it resulted in an accident. I have always said that this is my space to write about parenting and not just the good, I would be honest. So here goes…….this is the day my toddler fell down the stairs.

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Why First-Time Mothers Should Make Sleep a Priority

2nd November 2017

Mums usually take sleep for granted in the first few months of their baby’s life. This is understandable, considering that newborns have a lot of needs that they need to look after. However, this can be detrimental in the long run.

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To My Not-so-Little Man; You’re Four Years Old

6th October 2017

You’ve taught me that it is OK not to be perfect. It doesn’t matter if the housework isn’t done everyday. You’ve taught me it is much more important to enjoy the company of those most important to us. That it is OK to be a fool. To ignore other people looking and let go, to have fun.

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Kindness When You’re At Your Most Vulnerable

21st September 2017

Recently I was reading an article in the Daily Mail about a photo that had gone viral. A photo of a nurse helping a new mother go to the bathroom after she had given birth. Read it here. It really struck a chord with me as to how kind nurses and midwives are. How sensitive […]

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Reuben sitting on tree stump

Know That You Weren’t Left Behind.

11th September 2017

The last few months have been so difficult for you to understand. I know they have. I’ve seen you sad, you’ve told me that you don’t want to go to preschool.

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My Beautiful Baby Girl

To My Beautiful Baby Girl

29th August 2017

The last twelve months have been a whirlwind of emotions for me. It all started when I was pregnant with you. You see I was so worried that things were going to be different for you.

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Birthday Presents

9 Birthday Presents for a One Year Old!

15th August 2017

I cannot believe how quickly this last year has gone, much quicker than the last month of pregnancy that’s for sure! I’ve been looking at birthday presents, here are my top 9 presents for a one year old.

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You Judged Me and It’s Not OK!

6th August 2017

This was going to be a very different post. You see when I first started this post I had been judged by a lady whilst taking my son to the dentist. That lady had made me so angry. I started writing down all of my frustration in a blog post.

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