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How to have a baby shower on a budget


Having a baby shower is awesome. Opening presents, having good company to celebrate the day and yummy food (you’re pregnant, food is always welcome!). Usually a baby shower is held during your third trimester of pregnancy and it’s one thing you can mark off your to-do list. If you’re lucky, a relative or a close…… Continue reading How to have a baby shower on a budget

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What is a Birth Plan and What to Include in Yours


If you’ve never heard of a birth plan before, or have been wondering what and how it works; grab a cup of tea, sit back and read on! A birth plan is a ‘statement’ set up by you telling your doctor and the nurses at the hospital what you would like to have before, during…… Continue reading What is a Birth Plan and What to Include in Yours

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To Do Before You’re Due: Third Trimester


Anyone that knows me knows that I love to-do lists, I might not always get around to completing them, but I sure do love making them! When you find out you’re pregnant (congratulations are in order!), you don’t realise how much planning you have to do and how many things you need to take care…… Continue reading To Do Before You’re Due: Third Trimester

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To Do Before You’re Due: Second Trimester


Anyone that knows me knows that I love to-do lists, I might not always get around to completing them, but I sure do love making them! When you find out you’re pregnant (congratulations are in order!), you don’t realise how much planning you have to do and how many things you need to take care…… Continue reading To Do Before You’re Due: Second Trimester

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To Do Before You’re Due: First Trimester


Anyone that knows me knows that I love to-do lists, I might not always get around to completing them, but I sure do love making them! When you find out you’re pregnant (congratulations are in order!), you don’t realise how much planning you have to do and how many things you need to take care…… Continue reading To Do Before You’re Due: First Trimester

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Things to do With Hubby Before Your Baby Arrives


I always thought that when Hubby and I would start with having kids, our relationship wouldn’t change. By much, that is. Yet, once our Monster was born, we realised that that wasn’t going to be the case, at all. Our priorities shifted; we had a new baby to take care of, there was work and…… Continue reading Things to do With Hubby Before Your Baby Arrives

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Things You Can Blame on Pregnancy (and Get Away With)


Growing a baby is hard work, and in the end, it’s all very much worth it! But pregnancy comes along with all sorts of things; things that, unfortunately, are out of your control. Little bumps on your journey where you’ll wonder how much more can you handle it, physically and emotionally. I’m talking about times…… Continue reading Things You Can Blame on Pregnancy (and Get Away With)