New Baby 0-18 Months Advice

Every mum and dad to be need lots of advice! Having a new baby can be such a stressful and yet joyous time. Hope our tips below help out a little and give you the support you really need.

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Craft Ideas for Outgrown Baby Clothes

5 Craft Ideas for Outgrown Baby Clothes Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom I get sentimental about everything. I find myself getting attached to the weirdest of things because I love the memories I get to relive. Like a pair of stones Pickle once clutched so tightly and fell…

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Why am I always so Disheveled?

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Change There are some things about my physical appearance that have noticeably changed since becoming a parent. The ‘Mum-Tum’, dark eye bags and ever-changing breastfeeding boobs size were all to be expected. But I wasn’t quite prepared for the constant state of… well,…

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Celebrating your Baby’s First Christmas

Written by Mrs Shilts A baby’s first Christmas is a magical time for the whole family. It marks the beginning of new family traditions, experiences and it’s a special period to treasure family time with loved ones. Many families will always remember their baby’s first Christmas. From the gifts they…

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Figuring out Life as a Stay at Home Mum

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom I think part of me always knew I’d end up being a Stay at Home Mum. I kept telling myself throughout my pregnancy that I’d wait and see how I felt. You can never know how you’ll feel until it comes down to it……

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The Power of Online Friendships

By Susanne from Ghost Writer Mummy Thirteen and a bit years ago, I took a pregnancy test. And as the boldest of blue lines began to appear, my world started to shift. It was as though the ground beneath my feet was becoming softer, and I was suddenly more vulnerable,…

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Dealing with Unwanted Advice

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littlepicklemom Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/littlepicklemom Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/littlepicklemom Becoming a parent, especially for the first time, is a bit of a weird paradox. It’s something you’ve never done before and nothing can really prepare you. If you’re anything like me, you’ll pile an incredible amount…

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Changing Relationships after your First Baby

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/littlepicklemom Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/littlepicklemom Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/littlepicklemom It’s the thing you’ll get told countless times during your first pregnancy, and you’ll spend months trying to prepare yourself for it, but life really does change when you become a parent. I thought I was ready…

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Reusable Cloth Nappies

By Katie Atkinson from Gold Dust Prior to having my little girl I hadn’t considered anything other than disposable nappies. If it wasn’t for having a newborn trial pack of reusable pop-in nappies, I probably wouldn’t have thought twice. But here we are, almost 9 months down the line and…

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Bonding with your Baby

A Personal Experience By Kirsty McManus from Life With Boys During pregnancy, we all have a preconceived idea of what life with a new baby will be like. Child-birth should have been a heart warming experience. The midwife should have placed my son in my arms and I should have…

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5 Reasons You’re Nailing Motherhood

By Lucie from lucielovesit As a first-time mum, I spent weeks dealing with baby blues and second guessing myself. I was struggling with my C-section and being in hospital for over a week. It’s only now, 5 months down the line, I can see things more clearly and I feel…

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Life After a Traumatic Birth

Written by Susanne Remic from Ghost Writer Mummy When you’re pregnant, there’s no shortage of anecdotes, advice and ‘top tips’ to help you through each trimester. What to eat, wear…even what to name your baby. And there’s plenty of information on the birth too. Expect it to hurt, but expect…

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What New Mums REALLY Need

Written by Georgina Clarke Becoming a new Mum for the first time can be extremely overwhelming at the best of times. You want to feel prepared and have everything that you could ever need for your newborn. But how can you know exactly how much and of what are necessities?…