Bringing sexy back

When it comes to things people don’t tell you about this post-birth-still-breastfeeding-not-quite-strong-enough-to-exercise period, the list is long. The warnings of sleepless nights were frequent and grave. The warnings about the entirely new body I’d be sporting, however, were not. Not only does getting out of the house for a walk / run take a whole…

Focus on what could go right

So, you had a baby. Now what?

If you, like me, are counting down the days until you’ll meet the new addition to your family, you’re probably vaguely aware that, once he or she comes out, you’ll have to actually go home and start caring for the little human. There are books and videos and blog posts, but none as refreshingly honest…

Kristen Bell Post Baby Body

Famous moms on their post-baby bods

Finally, something is coming out of Hollywood about bodies and fitness and style that I can resonate with. For a second, after realising that this little person will be arriving when we’re just about into Summer I thought, “Gosh, I hope I lose weight quickly so I can fit into some Summer-friendly clothing.” It didn’t last…

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Your New Accessories

I have it on good authority that babies put just about everything in their mouths. This only gets worse when those tiny teeth start popping through their gums. Instead of fearing what those small little fingers are grabbing, it was suggested that I try out some teething jewellery. No, no, not those amber beads you see…

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Hospital bag 101

Apparently, at some point in the next 4 weeks, there needs to be a hospital bag packed and ready – in case. I thought I’d do some research into what the heck we need. These are not tips, and I’m certainly not experienced, but this is what I’m throwing in. For the small fry 1…

Let Go

Letting Go

So far, the scariest thing about being pregnant has been this impending need to let go. Now, for a lot of people that may sound like a simple and rather exciting thing. Just… let go. I started the whole thing out with the very best of intentions, particularly after seeing this interview with Jen Garner.…