July 17, 2018
When you’re expecting your firstborn nothing can ever truly prepare you for that daunting feeling that someday soon you’re going to be responsible for another person. And while there’s excitement, it’s always fine to admit that there is also nerves and worry.
It often doesn’t happen until much later in the pregnancy, or sometimes it can just hit you like a tonne of bricks when you get home and see that cherub-like face staring back at you.
But the fact is, most parents are ‘winging-it’ and there’s no rule book for creating a perfect child. You simply have to do your best and ensure to get as much support behind you as possible.
That’s why for this special feature we’ve asked mum’s to share the words of wisdom they were given by their parents.
Whether they make you laugh or cry, we hope you enjoy their honesty, and why not share your story with us over on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
For when it all feels too much….
“There are only ever 24 hours in a day whether that day is good or bad. It makes it all much more bearable when you think about things a day at a time”.
Tasha - Mummy & Moose - @mummyandmoose
“When you see your child’s eyes staring at you for the first time, you’ll know the pain was worth it.” - Rai - Rawya Blog @Rei-Al3amri
For when you doubt yourself….
“My mum told me to trust my instinct. Especially when I felt something wasn’t quite right with my daughter.” - Emma - Isabella and Us @isabella_and_us
“My father actually gave me superb advice. He said not to bother reading any parenting books as they’re all different, and it’s all fine!” - @this_is_silk
“Always trust your instincts, what worked for someone else, doesn’t mean it will work for you, go with what you think is best.” - Clare Barry @VictoriaJamesC
And for when the tantrums start…
“It’s a phase! Trouble was, she never explained the ‘phases’ last until they reach 30.” Rea Radford @whatnewsuk
September 11, 2018
Many celebrities and bloggers currently blank out their children's faces in online snaps as a way of protecting their identity. And whilst we can get onboard this idea thanks to the many emojis available to us, we also still want to share precious pictures of our tots with family and friends around the world.
So with this in mind we’ve revealed the apps that you can use to share pictures of your baby with only a specially selected few. Not only helping you to limit your time on social media, and reduce the new baby spam, but also helping you to keep your private life - private.
August 21, 2018
Instagram is the perfect place to find inspiration on any topic. Whether you’re seeking ways to style your bubba, new places to explore as a family or find the perfect ‘not-so-mummsy’ outfit. Just a quick scroll through a good feed and you can soon find something to inspire you.
With this in mind, we thought we’d share with you the Instagram accounts of some glam mum’s who continually inspire us with their picture-perfect moments. Keep your credit card on lockdown as these ladies will have you booking exotic holidays and splurging on the latest tea dress in no-time.
August 09, 2018
The arrival of a new baby can help to spur an array of keepsake items that will help you to remember those special days for a lifetime.
While there are many traditional keepsakes here in the UK, you may wish to start a new tradition of your own. After all, new keepsakes may mean more to you or signify your family in a far more personal way than traditional items such as christening gown.
Therefore, if you’ve been trying to think of some new ways to remember your little one’s arrival into the world, we’ve shared a handful of the keepsakes which are revered around the world.
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