Tag: Adelaide Blogger

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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ENTER TO WIN: $800 MUMMY & ME GIVEAWAY!

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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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Why things affect me so much more now that I’m a Mother

I remember the first time I cried tears of sadness after Taylor was born. She was 8 weeks old, snuggled up having a feed and dozing off. I was half asleep watching the news. Half the headlines went in one ear and out the other as I struggled to stay awake. But then came on […]

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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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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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