Two babies under two: what it’s really like

If I had to sum it up in just one word, I’d say… Messy. Messy in that you get almost literally no sleep for the first 6 weeks. That’s not an exaggeration either. When our son was born, he was (like every newborn) up and feeding every 1.5-2 hours. Some nights I was getting 45 minutes sleep all night. When you have a 19-month old […]

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My hypnobirthing story

[The pain] was manageable then suddenly unbearable and I found myself asking why I thought it’d be a good idea to put myself through this again. Then, I held our son Brodie, and it all made sense. I felt the love that I felt when I met Taylor all over again. And I am now an incredibly lucky mummy to two beautiful babies. It was […]

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To the little girl who changed my life

A letter to my first born before she becomes a big sister. For your entire life it’s been just the three of us – you, your Dad and I. Now, with only weeks left until our family grows by one, I feel excitement and joy, but also a heavy feeling in knowing that our time together as just us is almost up. I remember being […]

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You had a bad day. You are not a bad mumma.

Ever feel like a failure? Like you’re not equipped for this ‘mum’ thing? Like maybe the rest of the world has read some magical book with all the tricks on how to raise a child which you’ve obviously not read because you suck at this parenting thing while all the other mum’s seem to float through motherhood effortlessly? You, mumma, are not alone. And you […]

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What’s in my hospital bag?

With less than eight weeks to go until our baby boy arrives, I figured now is a good a time as ever to get my hospital bag sorted. I’m actually a super organised person so I started packing a few weeks ago when I thought of things that I absolutely could not forget (putting these items straight into my hospital bag at the time I […]

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Baby sleep routine: is it really necessary?

I’m gonna say a big fat yes to this one. But before I do, please remember this is a personal blog where I share my opinions and experiences. If you’re seeking professional advice you’re in the wrong place mumma. If you’re just after an opinion and to hear about a fellow mummy’s experiences with and without a routine for baby, then please do continue reading. When […]

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