• Mum life December 15, 2019
    As new parents, we don’t get out much so making date day count is …
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  • Mum life July 24, 2019
    Handbag essentials tend to change when you have a toddler in tow.
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  • Mum life May 7, 2019
    Mummy guilt, it really does come with the day job.
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  • Mum life March 31, 2019
    The hardest thing about being a mum over 40 after losing my own was that she …
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  • Give me strength!

    While some mums are back on their feet in no time after giving birth, I was not. I was suffering from postpartum anemia (chronic iron deficiency) due to acute bleeding during master C’s delivery. As a result, my energy levels had been zapped. There was no…

    BIRTH & BABY: Bills and maternity leave

    I was reading the other day that new parents face bills of around a quarter of a million pounds to raise just one child to the age of 21. Now that is a scary thought for older mums like myself who worry about having enough time…

    Buggies, bums and tums

    Staying fit and healthy was a priority throughout my pregnancy, but when I tipped the scales at my six-week check, I started to worry what my post-baby figure would look like. After complaining about the cost of gym creche facilities to a friend, she pointed me in…