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Leaving baby for the first time

I toss and turn in my bed as David gets up to soothe our baby back to sleep. It’s the middle of the night and I can hear them negotiating in the next room. Maybe it’s a nightmare, a toothache,

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Confessions of a sleepy mama

This is not a my regular type of post with tips and recommendations. No, this is the confessions of a sleepy mama.

At approximately 10:46pm on the eve of my baby’s birth four months ago, I went into night labour.

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Five Things I Didn’t Expect from Motherhood

There are certain things you can expect after becoming a parent. You’re not going to sleep ever well. Your relationship with your partner will change. Your body will change. You will have to do endless amounts of laundry. So. Much.

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Top Five Products for the Mama On-The-Go

Learning how to get out and about with a baby is like taking your first overseas trip. On my first outting, I basically packed the whole nursery in my stroller and diaper bag. When it came time to retrieve something I needed,

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The First Forty Days: How to Support a New Mom

In many cultures, the first six weeks following birth is a key period of healing, resting, and bonding with baby. New mothers (and fathers) are supported by their ‘village’, whether that’s family, friends, doulas, a church group or even an online community of mothers.