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New Mum Files – Tips for Taking Your Baby Swimming

Baby G and I have started going swimming! We decided to wait until he hit the 6 month mark (it’s ultimately up to the parents but 6 months seemed like a good time for us!) and I’m really glad we did! We’ve been slowly introducing new ‘firsts’ to Baby G, some have gone well, some…… Continue reading New Mum Files – Tips for Taking Your Baby Swimming

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7 Years Ago Today, I Lost One of my Favourite People

April 2nd, 2011. It’s a date I never wanted to live, and never wish to live again, yet it is still a day that hurts so much. April 2nd, 2011 is the day that I lost my Grandpa to a very quick acting, aggressive cancer. Cancer. Lung cancer than had metastasized to his brain. From… Continue reading 7 Years Ago Today, I Lost One of my Favourite People

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New Mum Files – Why ‘Mommy’ Groups Aren’t for Me

Facebook. Can we all honestly raise our hands that we actually kind of hate Facebook? My personal Facebook is roughly 80% pictures of Baby G for out of town family, and my Blog’s Facebook page gets zero traffic after the Algorithm change, I’m starting to be over it. Mainly, I’m over Mommy Groups on Facebook.… Continue reading New Mum Files – Why ‘Mommy’ Groups Aren’t for Me

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Why I Stopped Tracking my Followers

Hello everyone! I have decided to do a few more Blogger/Social media type posts (look for me upcoming!) and not just my typical Mommy/Lifestyle posts I’ve been doing lately. Today topics: why I stopped tracking my followers! If you are at all active in the blogging/influencer community on Twitter, you’ll see people tracking their followers… Continue reading Why I Stopped Tracking my Followers

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New Mum Files – Baby’s First Artwork! (A how-to)

Hello everyone! So as Baby G has been hitting more milestones and becoming a very curious little boy, I decided it was time to start doing the crafts and activities I keep seeing on Pinterest that I’ve been pinning since before I was pregnant (any other ladies guilty of this?!). The first one that I… Continue reading New Mum Files – Baby’s First Artwork! (A how-to)

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New Mum Files – Recording Memories Doesn’t Have to be Hard, or Expensive!

Do you ever feel like sometimes as a new parent you’re in a daze, and suddenly a week has passed and all of the days have melded together? I definitely do! I also feel as if sometimes, the thought of forgetting some of the memories I relish in now, but am too busy doing the… Continue reading New Mum Files – Recording Memories Doesn’t Have to be Hard, or Expensive!