The big checklist for the new mums to be

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Shopping and preparing for your baby`s arrival can be so overwhelming. I remember myself making checklists when I was around 30 weeks pregnant. Some of us just like to be prepared…a lot more in advance. Along with speaking with friends I checked countless websites and got the best of it (in my opinion). Continue reading

I just did this thing for the first time in my life!

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Have you thought of the things you do on a daily basis? Drinking coffee, going to work, preparing dinner. Now think of all the things you do on a monthly basis- visiting the hairdresser, paying your bills, going to the spa. And now think of the things you do every six months- visiting your gynecologist, calling for AC maintenance, traveling somewhere far. What I did today was Continue reading

Back to work? How to cope with being away from your baby

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I had everything planned in my head. I would give birth, stay at home for 40 days and then go back to work and send my daughter to the nursery in our office building. Perfect right? And then she was here- the most beautiful thing I ever seen and it was mine! I couldn`t imagine anyone taking better care than me, let alone for the whole day, every day. Motherhood doesn`t strike you when you are pregnant, not even in the moment when you see your child. It comes after few days and weeks. You feed and cuddle this little human and they grow thanks to your care and love. I stayed home for good three months. Continue reading

12 things you don`t need for your newborn

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I started my Must Have list with baby items when I was about half way in my pregnancy. As a first time mum I had no idea what is essential and what isn`t. I had friends who helped me a lot to go through it, but I later realized that I spent money for loads of stuff that I practically never used. Reading blogs of other mums was the key of organizing my shopping list. It was only later I figured that they are all paid to advertised these products, and most of them will turn into dust collectors. As a first time mum we get so existed with every purchase we make for the nursery or little baby wardrobe, that we don`t even think oh how impractical these items could be. My list below contains 12 of the items we never got to use. I hope it comes handy to mums out here struggling like I did. Continue reading