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    What is Nesting During Pregnancy?

    May 15, 2019Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Uncategorised

    If you’re in those later stages of pregnancy, you know the ones where the stairs feel like Everest and being awake for 5 hours feels like a chore, but you have a real urge to clean and organise the home –  then you might be nesting.

    What is Nesting?

    Nesting is the psychological compulsion to provide a safe environment for your new baby. This instinct is common in a number of animals who often create a hospitable …

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    An Introduction to Placenta Encapuslation

    January 7, 2019Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Blog post written by Placenta Plus Team

    Placenta Plus was started 3 years ago by Founder, Danielle Kinney. Danielle had suffered from post-natal depression after her second daughter. When becoming pregnant with her 3rd baby, straight away panic set in. Would PND strike again? After searching the internet for natural remedies to help with this Danielle came across placenta encapsulation. It sounded like the perfect solution, so she began to look for a specialist.

    It was at …

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    Find Ways to Bring the Family Together in Our New Christmas Video

    November 12, 2018Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do, Uncategorised

    These days, bringing the family together is more of a challenge than ever. Many of us live far away from our loved ones, relying on video calls and chat groups to check in. Even when we’re close by, our hectic schedules can keep us apart. Work, school and extracurriculars take so much time that it’s hard to get everyone around the same table. But, as our new Christmas video shows, it doesn’t have to be that …

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    World Mental Health Days | Mental Health in Mums

    October 10, 2018Information, Lifestyle, Parenting

    It’s Mental Health awareness day, and if there is anyone who is easily susceptible to negative thoughts and feelings, it’s a Mum.

    Whether you are expecting or have managed to pop a little one out (Bravo on both accounts) the main motto that travels through our heads is ‘how do I do this?’ Becoming a Mum brings not only a huge amount of surging hormones through our body but also a lot of rational and somewhat …

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    The Ultimate Guide to Baby’s 1st Steps

    March 14, 2018Information, Lifestyle, Parenting

    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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    When to expect your baby’s first smile

    February 7, 2018Information, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Ahh, that first smile! It warms you up from the inside out, makes you forget all about the months enduring morning sickness, the sleepless nights and pains of breastfeeding in that one special moment. It’s a magical moment that not only looks cute but symbolises the beginning of a new stage in your little one’s life. Soon they’ll be interacting, playing, laughing and generally beginning to socialise more than when they were in their sleepy …

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    TOP TIPS TO RELAX FOR MUMS

    January 19, 2018Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Things To Do

    Mums are heroes.

    We know we say this all the time but it’s only because it’s so true! With all they juggle, our favourite ladies often have very little time for themselves. To help, we’ve put down our top tips to relax for mums – Enjoy! 

     

    HAVE A PAMPER

    (Image via @runnerkimhall)

    Before you burst out laughing, we acknowledge this one might be a tad optimistic! As mums, having the treat of a whole evening …

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    Sleep Tips for Babies and Children of Different Ages

    September 22, 2017Advice, Information, Lifestyle, Parenting, Uncategorised

    Words by Jenna Wilson – Little Dreams Consultancy 

    It’s often tricky to know how to get your little, or big, one to settle and sleep well at nap and bedtime. Sleep is incredibly important to all children, especially for their growth and development. I’ve put together my top tips to help your children, whatever their age, to settle and sleep well!

    Sleep Tips for Newborns

    If you’re a new mum or dad, then I’m sure you’ve …

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