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advice for new parents - 9 myths of motherhood debunked
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Real advice for new parents – 8 cliches debunked

Giving birth is the best day of your life. Cherish every moment. Sleep when your baby sleeps. Some advice for new parents can make you want to cry. Don’t. Instead know that so many of these things are just not true.

Living the mom life. You know you're a mom when one or all of these things happen
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32 signs you’re officially living the mom life

Check out these 32 signs you’re officially living the mom life. You might try and fight these quirky habits that you pick up as a mother but before too long they become part of your daily routine. How many of these can you tick off?

Postnatal anxiety - the postnatal condition no one talks about
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Postnatal anxiety, what we don’t talk about

Katie Scott

It first happened a few days after giving birth, when I was chopping carrots for an evening meal. It was like a sudden vision, a flash across my mind’s eye. As I drove the knife down into the carrot

mess up as parents - 12 parenting fails you'll almost definitely experience
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12 ways you’ll almost definitely mess up as a parent

There’s no such thing as a perfect parent and, if truth be told, everyone is bound to mess up as a parent and make mistakes along the way. Let’s just hope our kids forgive us somewhere down the line. In our defence – we REALLY didn’t mean it.

Parent resolutions - 8 real parent new years resolutions that we can all try
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8 Real parent resolutions for the new year

The New Year has finally arrived and it’s a chance to look back and reflect on the year passed.  So we thought we would put together a list of 8 things we think a lot of us could do with giving up this New Year!

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My favourite hand to hold

Sally Johnson

It was a haze of hospital beds, nurses and bleeping machines when suddenly you were here, with that first exhilarating cry. I reached out and you wrapped your tiny hand round my finger and held on tight.

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20 things parents do before the school run

You might think that the school run marks the beginning of a week day but in fact parents have already faced a whole raft of tasks and challenges before then. No wonder we’re all knackered by 9am.

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Why I hate sleepovers: parent confession

Kate Burnett

Ok so I’m prepared to sound like a mean mum. I’m prepared to get shot down in flames on social media for admitting this but here’s the thing. I hate sleepovers. I really, really hate them.

other parents - mum judging - mom judging - parents feeling judged
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Today’s parents feel more judged than ever before

It seems like from the very moment you become a parent the judgement begins, often from other parents. A recent survey revealed just how widespread this issue is with 70% of parents saying they feel judged on the decisions they make for their child.

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Dear Mamas, you’re not failing

Whatever happened to make you feel like you were totally failing as a mother today, know that other mums have been through it too. Having a bad day doesn’t mean you’re a bad mum. So go easy on yourself mama, and remember too the amazing things that you do.