Category: Pregnancy

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 […]

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The TRUTH behind the final weeks before three becomes four

WOOHOO we’re on the home stretch! There are 3.5 weeks left until our baby boy is due to make his arrival and boy oh boy has this been a tough few weeks. I knew it’d be a juggle and a challenge having two babies under two but being heavily pregnant and trying to chase after […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to deal with raising your family away from family

Every time someone new in my life learns that all my family live in QLD while I live here in SA, I get a flood of questions thrown my way. Mainly asking how I do it; ‘it must be so hard’ and I ‘must miss them so much’ and yada yada. As Mr Big would put it, abso-f*cking-lutely I do. Well… Some of them anyway.

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Why we decided to have two babies within two years

To some, it may seem too soon – having a baby 19 months after your first. To us, it made perfect sense. Here’s why. I grew up with sisters and brothers – plenty of them in fact (5 sisters and 2 brothers – some ‘step’ and ‘half’, but my brothers and sisters all the same). […]

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Surviving morning sickness with a toddler

It’s a question I got a lot after I announced we were expecting our second baby later this year; ‘how do you deal with the morning sickness while raising a toddler?!’. Fair question. And truth be told, it was difficult difficult lemon difficult. Taylor was a few days short of 11 months old when I […]

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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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Hey, expecting/new parent, STOP Googling sh*t

Are you expecting your first child? Maybe you’re a new Mum/Dad? Either way, I bet you’ve already made Google a hell of a lot of money with all the searches you’ve done about your pregnancy and baby. I sure as F did. I can almost guarantee that if you’re a Dad-to-be/Dad reading this, your lady […]

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