THIS MAMA CAN - A parenting and lifestyle blog documenting my journey as a first time mama

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Baby, You’re 6 Months Old!

Baby, you’re 6 months old! Friday 13th may be unlucky for some, but not for us anymore. I can’t believe you’ve been in this world for half a year already. Your little personality is...

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Adapting to life with a newborn

So you’ve had 9 months to prepare for their arrival (or even longer if they were a stubborn little so-and-so like JJ who was 10 days late). You might have read every baby book...

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Christmas Photo Session

Our Christmas photo session with Fox Cub Photography Last week we teamed up with local newborn and baby photographer Jess of ‘Fox Cub Photography‘ for an exciting project! Some of you may be still...

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Self Love Week

This week I have been taking part in ‘Self Love Week’ ran by Health & Wellbeing coach Mel Wells. Thousands of women have come together in attempt to learn to love themselves while supporting...

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Postnatal Exercise – Workout Like a Mama

Looking for a mama-friendly workout you can do from home? Why not give my 20 minute full body accumulator workout a go! Featuring low and high impact options for different fitness levels. Read on...

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Baby, You’re 5 Months Old!

Baby, you’re 5 months old! You’re the happiest little boy, always spreading the love by smiling at everyone you meet 🙂 Here are some of the milestones we have hit this month: First Holiday...

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Meal Planning – A Guide for Busy Mamas

Meal Planning – A Guide for Busy Mamas Such a simple concept, yet this is the first time during maternity leave I am actually putting this into action! Meal planning and making a few...

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Baby, You’re 4 Months Old!

Baby, you’re 4 months old! You are getting cuter by the day and we are loving seeing your little personality develop. Here are some of the milestones we have hit this month: Giggling Not...

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Leaving Your Baby for the First Time

41+3 weeks in the womb, 4 weeks on the boob, followed by 12 weeks of general clinginess (mostly on my part) – but as a Mama, sooner or later it’s time to accept that...