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Jump Out Of Bed In The Morning With A Smile On Your Face

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If you’re the kind of person who has to snooze their alarm 10 times every morning before finally begrudgingly making it out of bed, you’re not alone. Getting out of bed to do things we don’t enjoy can be a huge chore. But what about if we’re getting out of bed to do things that we do enjoy? You’d probably jump out of bed in the morning with a smile on your face, eager to start your day! Here’s how you can start doing that sooner rather than later:

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Products That Every Expectant Mum Needs In Their Life

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When you fall pregnant your mind immediately flicks to what the baby will need once it is born; clothes, hats, crib, nursery items, bottles, dummies, baby bath and so on. But what about your needs whilst you are carrying your baby for nine months? Putting yourself first can go straight out of the window because you are too busy looking forward to the future. Yet, here you are growing another person, your body is ever-changing and you can end up experiencing symptoms you had never imagined. You need to look after yourself and you deserve to feel relaxed and pampered at times too. That’s why I have compiled this list of must-have products for expectant mums.

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Why TV isn’t always a problem

How many times do you read headlines on social media: Turn off the TV and gadgets and do more activities with your child OR Why our children are becoming addicted to TV OR TV is the new babysitter? TV for kids is a problem. But is it?

Being A New Parent

Before having a child I would have thought exactly the same way, but then I had never seen CBeebies or any of the new kid’s TV shows. I was at work full time and hadn’t been around kids very much. When Jake came to the age of starting to want to watch TV his first love was (unfortunately) ‘Peppa Pig’… it became the biggest pain in my day, the theme tune along with the bing bong song – anybody else singing this in their sleep then as soon as you wake up?!! However, over this last year I, have noticed how much he actually relates back to her. He remembers the episodes and the activities they carry out and it’s made me come to realise how many words he has probably learnt from it.

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Bath, book and bed?

Supernanny, Jo Frost is launching a new campaign to help the nation get their sleep with her bath, book and bed campaign. This means starting with the kiddie winkles getting their well-needed sleep which will, in turn, lead to adults being able to get to bed at a decent hour. We all know that most parents have sleepless nights and most of us (me definitely!) are not getting as much shut-eye as we need. Continue reading “Bath, book and bed?”

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