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How much does your little one change…from a tiny helpless baby to lively toddler – every stage is magical yet can be exhausting. Read our articles written by real mums who want to help

Importance of Having Support as a Mum
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The Importance of Having Support as a Mum

Having had my first child almost eight years ago, and with three children in tow, you might think I have this mum thing down to a fine art by now. But the truth is, I still feel like I’m winging it most days. When I had my first baby, I…

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An Introduction to the Teenage Years

By Susanne from Ghost Writer Mummy When my eldest was born, my life was literally turned upside down. As a parent you’ll understand what I mean. Nothing- and I mean, nothing– really prepares you for the arrival of a brand new person into your life. I spent the whole nine…

New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Younger Child

3 Tips to Help Busy Mums get to the Gym

By Susanne from Ghostwritermummy If there’s one thing I’ve learned since I started going to the gym it’s that there are days (many of them) where I literally have to make time to go. I’m busy. Very busy. Four children, a business to run and a husband who works away…

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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…

Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Younger Child

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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Outnumbered: The Truth about Being Mum to Four

By Susanne from Ghost Writer Mummy For as long as I can remember… I always wanted to be a mum to four. Growing up with four sisters I already knew what it was like to have a chaotic and busy household. I never imagined my own home would be any different….

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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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Holiday Packing for your Children

Holidays are something we all look forward to and get excited to get booked and on the calendar. But when it comes to packing for them some of us find ourselves a bit lost and unstuck of what we should be taking with us for our children.  I have learnt…

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Managing between a Toddler and a Newborn

By Rebecca Wilson from Me & You Raising Two Managing your time equally between your toddler and newborn is something, with the best will in the world, you can’t prepare for. Thinking the other day about Emelia, and how well (on the whole) she has adapted to a new baby…

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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…