Browse Category: Being Mum

Breastfeeding or formula feeding

Ease the pressure with – Breastfeeding…

Speaking with a friend of mine who works as a maternity nurse with private clients. She visits new mothers at their home and helps them get settled with baby. Her work includes giving advice with sleeping, feeding and generally everything around adjusting to life with a new baby.¬†Talking to her, she revealed that there were many pressure points for new mothers, which at times were stressing them out unnecessarily. This post is going to be part of a new series called “Ease the pressure with…”

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Valentines Day…

I have been trying to write this post for a few weeks, knowing Valentine’s Day is looming around the corner and thought wouldn’t it be nice to give my readers some ideas on how to make Valentine’s Day romantic when you have kids. Well, you can’t write what you don’t know…and with three kids I can’t remember the last time I’ve had a truly romantic Valentine’s Day!!!

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Child’s Play!!

I picked up my youngest darling from nursery and asked her “How was nursery?” she said “fine” and I asked her who did she play with? She told me and said that they played “little sisters”. I said that sounds like a great game, “how do you play that?”

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Routines v Spontaneity

In my teens and twenties I prided myself on being spontaneous and living in the moment …that is probably why I look back at that time with such nostalgia. However 10 years on and constant spontaneity, just doesn’t cut it when you have three kids relying on you, so roll in routines…yawn boring!

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Working Mum Life Chit Chat- More me time!!

Do working mums have more “me time” than stay at home mums? What’s your thoughts on this subject? Have look at my video and comment down below…

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Vanessa

How are you using your time?

There are 24 hours in the day and just suppose you sleep for 7.5 hours (I’m being generous here); work 9 hours (may/may not include travel to and from work); get ready, dress and prepare & eat meals, approximately 3 hours; daily chores and miscellaneous 2 hours; which leaves you with 2.5 hours that you are free to do with what you please…