Monthly Archives February 2016

5 Reason to Babywear by Papoozle

Whether you have a tiny newborn, a little cuddle monster or an independent baby, babywearing is a great way to feel close, to get things done and to sneak some extra hands free cuddles into the day. There are hundreds of reasons to babywear, but we have picked our top 5 to share. The 4th Trimester It is now widely accepted that there is such a thing as the fourth trimester.  After nine months curled up warm and cosy in the womb, the world is a big and scary place and babies need to experience it from the comfort of
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Labour – What they don’t tell you!

No one can ever prepare you for labour, absolutely no one. No amount of antenatal classes,  midwife appointments or girlie chats.  It really is a one of a kind experience that you really can’t put into words. Read my story & discover my 5 tips for labour!  The body is a wonderful thing isn’t it!? I mean when you actually think what one is capable of it is surreal.  We create and harvest little human beings from a tiny cluster of cells. Over a nine-month period your little one develops into what will define them as individuals, and no two
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17 PLUS truths about the baby years and beyond!

The Baby Years: 1. If you have a boy – you will watch the position of his winky like a hawk when changing his nappy! 2. Your first cup of hot tea or coffee will be when you return to work from mat leave! 3. You focus heavily on when they will roll, crawl, toddle and walk and then wish they didn’t! 4. If you breastfeed – your multitasking improves by being able to feed the baby, eat a bowl of soup and chat on the phone. 5. If you express milk, then any spillage of said milk is THE END OF
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Breast Feeding – A Wonderful Gift!

I was always one of those … “oh I will definitely Breast Feed” I didn’t really think about it before falling pregnant or in fact during my first pregnancy.  It was very much . . . IN THE PLAN Also in my plan however were real nappies.  Yes, those soft luxury looking powder puffs, but that is an entirely different story altogether!  At each appointment with the Nurse she would ask about Breast Feeding, reciting all the benefits and every time I would say ‘oh yes that’ll be me!” Naturally I am a 32 DD/E cup, I absolutely hate them BTW. 
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4 Tips for a Perfect Mother’s Day!

4 Things Mums really want on Mother’s Day! (and It is not Chocolates & Flowers) These days we have days for everything don’t we? The pressure of such days can be immense, hoping it lives up to the high expectations. Social Media has certainly added to that pressure too, as you browse friend’s photos and review their perfect Mother’s Day pictures.  People never put the full picture on social media do they?! Instead it tends to look like this, right? My husband for example does not even acknowledge Valentines day… I recall in our early relationship it used to upset
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