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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

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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,…

New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Younger Child

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…

Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Things you really need, Younger Child

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….

New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Younger Child

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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Maternity & Nursing Advice, New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Things you really need, Younger Child

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…

New Baby 0-18 Months Advice, Younger Child

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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Our Top 10 Children’s Books

Written by Alaina Howie from Mulberry Mummy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mulberrymummy/ I’ve always loved books. I resisted the charms of Kindle for a long time because it couldn’t offer me the same experience that a real book does. There’s something about books –the smell, the feel and the experience of turning the pages…