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Expectation vs Reality – The first few months of parenting

Before I get into the deep stuff, having been a parent for 5 months basically means I know nothing and having only known about it for 6 months means I’m am literally the last person you should ask for parenting advice. Therefore don’t all jump down my throat accusing me of thinking I know best.… Continue reading Expectation vs Reality – The first few months of parenting

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8 ways University helped prepare me for motherhood

Before you scoff at this title and think that I am an utter crazy lady for putting university and motherhood in the same time title, please let me explain, that actually the two experiences have more in common that you might first think. Before I was a sleep deprived Mumma who lived on caffeine and… Continue reading 8 ways University helped prepare me for motherhood

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Why saying goodbye to my Beetle turned me into an emotional wreck

So Monday night, I curled up on the sofa stuffed my face with lasagna followed by chocolate both accompanied with copious amounts of white wine. Whilst this might sound like my bog standard Friday night there was a reason why I was carb loading and finding it completely acceptable to get drunk on a Monday… Continue reading Why saying goodbye to my Beetle turned me into an emotional wreck

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The 6 things I only understand now I’ve had a baby

There’s that phrase, you’ll understand when you have a baby of your own. Whenever someone would say it to me I would often roll my eyes and think what a load of twaddle. Before I had Nora I was a horrible horrible person. Well maybe not that bad but when it came to parents posting… Continue reading The 6 things I only understand now I’ve had a baby

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19 things all parents need to remember at all times

So every baby is different, just like every parent is different, but there are just some experiences that are just so damn universal that I think we just need to share. Sometimes I find we can be unnecessarily hard on ourselves and think we’re doing a bad job when in reality we’re doing a bloody… Continue reading 19 things all parents need to remember at all times