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    Fleur De Force | Getting into the Swing of Things: 3 Months In

    April 20, 2018Celebrity, Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Words and images by Fleur De Force

    So as I sit down to write my third post for the My 1st Years blog, I’m genuinely thinking where on earth has the time gone? Little River is rapidly approaching the 4 month milestone and I have to say, while life with a baby has become a lot more ‘normal’ as we get used to being a family rather than just a couple, I wouldn’t necessarily say it’s …

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    Our Top Spring Cleaning Tips

    March 25, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life

    Last week marked the official start of Spring and whilst we acknowledge that the current frosty temperatures don’t quite put us in the mood to shed our Winter coats, we are still incredibly excited to start seeing the days get longer and (eventually) a little warmer!

    If you’re anything like us, the start of Spring gets you in the mood for all things new. As the trees begin to renew their leaves, it feels like the …

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    The Ultimate Guide to Baby’s 1st Steps

    March 14, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life, My 1st...

    Watching your baby take his/her 1st steps is a magical moment for any parents, you’ll feel a mix of emotions as your little reaches this new milestone. It’s always a proud moment watching your child learn something new but as they grow up you’re bound to feel a touch of emotion at loosing that baby phase. If your little one is just starting to sit up unaided then it wont be long until they’re toddling, to prepare you …

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    The 5 Parents You’ll Meet At The PTA

    February 23, 2018Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Aaaaah the humble parent-teacher association (PTA). On the face of it, just a casual opportunity for parents and teachers to come together and discuss general school affairs, in reality… the backbone of your child’s future educational happiness. Okay, so that last point was a slight exaggeration (we couldn’t help it!) but PTAs really do play a crucial role in school planning. Through facilitating parental participation in school activities, they offer Mums and Dads a fantastic …

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    5 Ways To Celebrate Your Baby’s New Milestones

    February 21, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    As a new Mum, the days are so long but the years are so short, and before you’ve had a chance to take in your baby’s first smile he/she is holding their bottle all by themselves! This is both an extremely exciting time and completely overwhelming too, it can be emotional to think your little baby is growing up, yet magical to see the person they’re becoming. With the speed it all goes at combined …

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    BABY SHOWER GIFT IDEAS

    February 16, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life

    There’s nothing like the imminent arrival of a new baby to provide the perfect excuse for a celebration! Whilst traditionally baby showers are only customary in North America and Australia, recent years have seen them become increasingly common on UK shores – a trend we are fully behind!

    More than any other event in pregnancy, baby showers provide expectant Mums with a unique opportunity to rest, be merry and spend time with their loved ones. As …

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    Fleur De Force: Hello Baby!

    February 14, 2018Celebrity, Meet The Expert, Mum Life, Uncategorised

    Words and images by Fleur De Force

    Hello there! It feels strange to be introducing myself, but as I don’t normally blog on sites other than my own, I think it needs to be done. I’m Fleur. I run a beauty and fashion YouTube channel and blog called Fleur De Force and recently (six weeks ago to be exact!) I became a Mum for the first time to a beautiful little girl named River …

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    HOW TO GET YOUR BABY TO SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT

    January 26, 2018Lifestyle, Mum Life

    In their early years, seeing your little one develop and hit new milestones is one of the most rewarding perks of parenthood. If there’s one particular moment new parents often can’t wait for, it’s the experience of their little one sleeping through the night. Not only does this mean you can finally catch more precious hours of snooze yourselves, it indicates that your little one is developing important skills such as self-soothing.

    As with most infant …

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