Baby, Mummy and The Blog – Seven month update

Time for another monthly round up… and it’s been a month of great highs and massive lows.

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#rockingmotherhood

I got tagged by the lovely miss_mummy_life to write a blog post about rocking motherhood. I’m really glad she tagged me as it’s made me look for the positives in my motherhood journey so far and give myself a pat on the back! (It’s far too easy to be constantly critical).

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What to do with a frustrated 5 month old

It can be hard facing a long day with a frustrated baby. He wants to crawl – but can’t. He wants to walk – but can’t. He wants to eat EVERYTHING – but can’t. So what can you do to keep baby entertained all day? Here’s 5 things that have worked for me (I hope it helps!)

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Give yourself some post-baby body image slack in 2017

Am I joining the hordes of people in the gym this January? No. Am I going to let my extra belly roll or bit of saggier skin here and there bother me? No. Read on to find out why I’m choosing to give myself a bit of body image slack in 2017.

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Baby without boundaries – our first family holiday abroad

Along with the obligatory sun, sea and sand, pre-baby holidays for me and my hubby were all about adventure, tanning time, a book or two, and of course sampling of the local tipples – but was that all about to change? I knew post-baby travel was bound to be different, but how? Here’s my 5 top tips for travelling abroad with a little one.

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Brilliant baby wetsuit – Twobarefeet product review

 

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How soon can you take a newborn swimming? Well – whenever your ready is the simple answer. But what essentials do you need?

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How to play with your newborn: 0-3 months

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I’m steadily growing myself a collection of ideas on Pinterest about how to play with and engage my newborn baby in the first few weeks and months of his life. Currently feeling very excited at the prospect of trying them out… and will keep updating this post with how successful/fun they’ve been! Plus any new ideas that have been thrown into the mix as we’ve go along. Exciting times ahead…

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