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Baby Motherhood Pregnancy

Oh So Necessary

March 11, 2017

How many items do you really need as a new mum? You may be someone who just wanted the minimum, you might have wanted to be prepared for any possible situation or you may not have a care about it at all! Whichever category you may fit into, this post can still come in handy! We all have friends & eventually some of those friends will have babies! So even if you don’t need any of it yourself – I…

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Baby Motherhood

6 Months In

February 4, 2017

  We can hardly believe it – that point, that ‘halfway’ mark through the first year of having our first baby. We are here! We made it! And we are still smiling.. Actually.. We’re beaming! I remember thinking back to when I was pregnant, pottering around in her beautiful nursery, dreaming of the little girl that would make residence in here & thinking.. what will she be like? Well, our girl has definitely made herself a residence in our lives…

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Baby Lifestyle Motherhood Thoughts

The Hamster Wheel

January 28, 2017

Monotony Definition: a lack of variety and interest; tedious repetition and routine. ‘You can become resigned to the monotony of captivity’ Some of us thrive off it, yet others cringe at the thought. Some day’s for me, the sheer volume of everyday chores I find myself tangled up in is enough to send me to the looney bin. The image that pops into mind is one of myself as a flat out little hamster. Running full speed ahead on my wheel, not realising that really,…

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Baby Motherhood

It’s Okay To Be Broken

January 14, 2017

Real No filter, no posing, no knowledge that the photo was being taken. I was living in the present moment. I felt broken, emotionally, physically & spiritually. And I was finding healing. Everything washed over me, I could hold it for no longer & I was made whole once again. (if you don’t already know I am a Christian, this was me being water baptised with my Pastors. It’s not a religious act but a spiritual encounter. It will remain,…

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Baby Motherhood Pregnancy

Travelling Earthside

January 1, 2017

Firstly.. Whenever I read the words ‘birth story’ (yes, mine is in disguise) I immediately associate it with gruesome photos & too much information about someone’s bits. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of great stories that are very interesting to read, many very uplifting & can definitely help take the element of surprise away from what you can expect in labour. Before having Sophie, I would never EVER read these stories. So when I become pregnant, I eventually realised…

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Baby Motherhood

Meet Sophie

December 30, 2016

Our darling girl is here! Sophie Isobel Martin Born 1st of August 2016 9.57pm weighing in at 8.2lb Our hearts are completely hers… So without further adieu, here is a few little snapshots of our Soph’s first few months of life!                 Where have I been? Well, let’s be transparent, the first 3 months of Sophie’s life have pushed me both physically & mentally (due to her birth) to places I had yet to experience up until…

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