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Why our NHS is worth the wait!

Trying to stay calm. As the blue flashing lights pulled up outside and the paramedics came in to tend to our baby. What would we have done without them? Nobody else was home, nobody who could drive anyway. What if they hadn’t sent an ambulance or they didn’t get here so fast. What if he’d had a […]

A Potty Training Update with Huggies® Pull-Ups®

It’s time for a potty training update!  Since we announced we were taking on the challenge to potty train Little Fox, I know it won’t have been at the forefront of your mind – but it certainly has been for me. I can’t avoid the toddler with a poo down his trouser leg at 6am. […]

The perils of pregnancy and the inability to sleep! ft Pregnancy Pillows

It’s happening. If you’ve been pregnant before you’ll know what I’m talking about. That transition your body starts to make during the final months of pregnancy to prepare you for what’s to come. Sleep. And the inability to get any. Waking throughout the night to go to the loo, only to find you didn’t need it. Shaking off those restless […]

A nice-to-have newborn baby wishlist

Although I’m not new to this, having a baby is still a pretty big deal. And for many of you, it may be your first time. You’ll be bombarded with what you do and don’t need. So taking that into consideration and honing in on my experience of having had one child already I’ve been […]

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Surviving a long car journey with a toddler, and Netflix

Embarking on a long car journey pre-children meant running safety checks before hitting the road. Testing your tyre pressure, oil, water and fuel. Ensuring you had enough snacks and creating the perfect soundtrack to get you there. It wasn’t all bad. Throw children into the mix and it’s an entirely different story. Although you still have to run the […]

Not sure where to give birth? It’s your choice…

Did you know that you can choose to have your baby in a hospital, a birthing centre or at home? Wherever you choose to give birth, your experience should be a positive one. CQC publishes reports to help you make the best choice for you. As the arrival of our second baby looms closer it’s […]

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