Category: Mum life

8 cheap beauty products I refuse to live without

KEYWORD: Cheap. Like I’m talking under $40 (AUD). I don’t know about you, but spending $100 on a 2ml eye serum to allegedly prevent wrinkles is not really my cup of tea. No one wants wrinkles, I get it… But is there really a need to spend so much freaking money on creams and serums we […]

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The Letdown (it’s a goodie)

I scrolled past this series while scanning the Netflix app and added it to my ‘watch list’ for when Justin (fiance) wasn’t around. I knew he’d likely not find it as fun as I did (he’s weird like that – doesn’t enjoy Jane the Virgin either… scoff). Anyway, best decision ever because the main character […]

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10 things you need to know when traveling with an infant

Don’t do it. Just kidding. It’s not all that bad. Here’s our travel story. “Taylor will be almost 7 months old by then – it’ll be fine” – me, 5 months ago, convincing myself it’d be fine. She’ll be waking up less in the night. She’ll be settled. She’ll be on a good, solid routine. These […]

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Struggling to focus on YOUR health since becoming a mummy?

WITH the transition into parenthood, it’s easy to lose sight of taking care of you – but it’s super important that you do. Here are a few tips on how I focus on my daughter’s health AND stay on track with my own. Numero uno (1) – sleep “HA”, I hear you say. Hell I even contemplated […]

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A letter to my daughter

We’ve had the pleasure of knowing you for 5 months + 9 days now, and I thought it’d be a good time to touch base and give you the low-down on how you’ve changed our lives. You said your first word 10 days ago. Everyone on my social media knows about it because I was […]

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My natural birth story

9 January 2018, 2.40am  I woke up with a weird feeling. I don’t know what it was that woke me, but I knew to check for wetness down in my pant region… Yep, definite wetness. I secretly wondered if I could have peed myself. Nothing would surprise me with this pregnancy… But no, it was […]

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Adios morning sickness! Part 2 – the Second Trimester

Just when I was about to give up on any hope of my 24/7 morning sickness easing up any time soon, the wonderful 20th week came and I am so incredibly relieved to confirm that that awful, horrid, wouldn’t-wish-it-upon-anybody nausea vanished. T H A N K    Y O U    L O R D. It […]

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Oh baby! Part 1 – the first trimester

Random quick spews, 24/7 nausea, teetahs so sore even the shower water landing on them hurts and emotional outbursts…. welcome to week 6 of pregnancy. This was me, about 3 months ago. I can describe it easily for you in just one word… hell. Here’s my story to date. Before we knew our lives were about to […]

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