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MamameBox Subscription – October Box Review 

I couldn’t wait for my first MamameBox to arrive, as soon as the postman handed it over (the postman is Grumpy Husband’s patient and often comments on how many parcels I get when he has a check up apparently – Mr Postman is a snitch!) in a white box with shiny pink ribbon all over…… Continue reading MamameBox Subscription – October Box Review 

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My Baby Spam Addiction and Other People’s Kids on Instagram 

I follow well over a thousand accounts on Instagram, and the overwhelming majority of them are people I don’t know in real life and have never met. If you’d have told me this before I had April and I actually had a life I wouldn’t have believed you. I didn’t have any social media accounts…… Continue reading My Baby Spam Addiction and Other People’s Kids on Instagram 

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The most terrifying part of parenting – other people’s opinions. 

Your world will change dramatically once you step off the cliff edge in to parenthood, one of the most noticeable and surprising changes you will discover is that EVERYONE you’ve ever known is suddenly an expert in child rearing. It’s really quite extraordinary – people you may have known your entire life will all of…… Continue reading The most terrifying part of parenting – other people’s opinions. 

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How a Himalayan Salt Lamp is making motherhood a little easier. 

After reading about the health and wellbeing benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps I decided to get one for Husband as a birthday gift (along with an amazon prime subscription so he can watch The Grand Tour – which we now watch with our salt lamp on 😂) and have been so impressed with it that…… Continue reading How a Himalayan Salt Lamp is making motherhood a little easier. 

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Don’t believe the propaganda – birth is awful. And that’s okay. 

I wanted so badly to be an Earth Mother Goddess Woman. The embodiment of feminine power and strength. This woman is in tune with nature, in control of her body and empowered by labour and birth…she isn’t fearful, isn’t unhinged, she almost enjoys giving birth, bringing life in to the world like a divine creative…… Continue reading Don’t believe the propaganda – birth is awful. And that’s okay.