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Top 20 tips for new Mums

Top 20 tips for new Mums

Lisa Stenson 04/07/2019 0
 What is the one piece of advice you wish you'd known before embarking on your Motherhood journey? Here our lovely Mummy customers give their top 20 candid tips and tricks that they've learnt along the way. Whether you have a newborn or toddler, hopefully, there is a little gem of wisdom that will resonate with you and give you comfort if you're feeling a little overwhelmed today. We've got you, please remember you're not alone and you will get through this! One thing I'm sure of is that this experience is different for every Mum. Becoming a Mother will fundamentally change you, break you, and...
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NOT sleeping like a baby

NOT sleeping like a baby

FRIDAYS CHILD 10/02/2015 0
 I can tell you now the term ‘sleeping like a baby’ was not coined by a mother.  As a first time Mum, I’ve discovered that not even babies ‘sleep like babies’.  In fact, if anyone tells you they ‘slept like a baby’, my guess is that are childless!As most mid-thirty something couples who had a good 14 years of total independence under our belts, we swore blue in the face that the baby wouldn’t take the spontaneity out of our lives. I remember thinking vehemently that the baby would just have to ‘fit’ into our lives. We were going to be those cool, relaxed types. Having a baby certainly wasn’t g...
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The most unique baby names of 2015

The most unique baby names of 2015

FRIDAYS CHILD 27/01/2015 0
Naming a human is a terrifying responsibility! You want a unique baby name that sets them apart…but not too far apart! It is undoubtedly one of the most fun parts of preparing for a baby, but not something that can be decided on a whim, nor probably when you're high on morphine. I guess that explains a few of those odd ones.. eh,apple?!Like our baby gifts, we love unique baby names. In the ever-increasing homogeneity of our world, where everything looks and feels the same – we crave individuality! As the saying goes, ‘start as you mean to carry on’, we reckon your birth name is the most approp...
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The cost of raising children in Australia

The cost of raising children in Australia

FRIDAYS CHILD 13/01/2015 0
The $6000 nappy fund. Like I’m sure most couples contemplating children, we put a lot of thought into if we were mentally ‘ready’. Most of our time was spent discussing how this would affect our ability to travel to Europe on a whim (even though we had yet to travel on a whim thus far, even up the coast). Much discussion was had about the logistics of where we would park the pram in our 2 bedroom apartment. You know, those were the ‘challenges’ we busily contemplated. In fact, the only real financial implications we grappled with, was how we were going to afford the $6000 obstetrician bill. 18...
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