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Parenthood is so life changing that you almost don’t know what hit you. Raising a little one, whether they are babies, toddlers, pre-teens or teenagers is the most important and difficult job you will ever do. The MUM Life  consumes and becomes you.

I remember when I was a kid I would look at my parents and I thought they knew everything. I thought that had everything together. I had no idea the pressure and fear they must have felt every time I entered a new phase of life.  Now as a parent, I realise that no one knows what they are doing. Parenting is basically just winging it and hoping you raise happy, respectful kids. AND the scary part is that my son probably looks at me the same way and thinks I have all the answers.

This section of the blog is dedicated to all my fellow mothers. I don’t know what I am doing. I am learning as I go along. However here I will document what I have learnt along the way to hopefully help you. To give you hope and let you know that we are all in this together.

 

 

Kids Style ⎮ Pastels, Denim & Welcoming Spring

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Like everyone in the UK, I have been waiting desperately for the weather to change and to finally get some sunshine. To sit outside and have a drink and a BBQ. To get Gabriel out of the house and playing in the garden. And of course, to get out of these heavy jumpers and …

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Advice To My First Time Parent Self

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Looking back at the first time we brought Gabriel home, I can’t help but giggle at my former self. Both my husband and I really had no idea of what was ahead of us. We would panic at the mere sight of…well anything. We studied the way he breathed, how much he ate and what noises he made. God forbade that anyone use anything other than water and pure cotton on his bum for the next 20 years. And we were obsessed with the temperature in his room.

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MINI Countryman : The Stylish Car For The Stylish Mum

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I underestimated the importance of a good-sized car when I first brought home our little bundle of joy. At the time I still had my little 3 door MINI Cooper and was struggling with the idea of changing it for a more family friendly car. When we finally realised that my car was far from …

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What it’s Really Like Living With A 2-Year-Old

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We celebrated Gabriel’s 2nd Birthday this weekend and I still can’t seem to bring myself to admit he is no longer a baby. He is a toddler. Time has just flown so fast and it still feels like yesterday we were bringing him home for the first time. The last two years have been full …

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The Mum Bod Saviour : Bodysuits

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I had been warned about the changes that would happen to my body after having kids. Even though we should be embracing The Mum Bod, I have found a wardrobe staple that helps me look and feel better in my body. Wobbly bits and all.

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Must Have Organic Baby Products for Baby’s Sensitive Skin

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When I first found out I was pregnant I remember walking into boots and stopping by the baby aisle for the first time in my life. Excitement filled my body. All of the cute little accessories and products available for babies sent my head spinning. There were so many products to choose from. How do you know what what to buy? Which ones are best for my baby?

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