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Holly Willoughby On Why New Mums Need To Make Their Wellbeing A Priority

Holly Willoughby believes that while new mums are doing everything they can to look after their newborn, they also need to pay attention to their own wellbeing. The 35-year-old who is mum to Harry, seven, Belle, five, and 20-month-old Chester, shared her own experiences and views in her parenting guide ‘Truly Happy Baby… It Worked For…


Mum Nails How To Respond To Kids’ Demands For Sugary Snacks

A mum faced with countless requests for sugary snacks from her kids responded in the best way. Instead of caving in and giving them cake, chocolate and ice creams, Rachaele Hambleton, from Devon, whipped up something slightly different. Bowls full of chopped fruit.  Hambleton, who blogs at Part-Time Working Mummy, wrote down the conversation she had with…


Dad Perfectly Captures Hilarity Of Six-Month-Old Son’s First Holiday: ‘Our Checklist To Pack: Everything’

A dad has comically documented the valuable lessons he learned taking his six-month-old son on holiday for the first time. Matt Coyne, 41, a blogger from Sheffield, shared a detailed account covering everything from flying with a baby to why sandy beaches are a bad idea. The hilarious post on Man Vs Baby has been shared…


New Mum Shares Photo Wearing A ‘Giant Mum Nappy’ Because It’s ‘Honest, Raw Stunning And Hilarious’

A mother shared a photo of herself wearing a “giant mum nappy” after giving birth because she wants to “empower” women about every aspect of childbirth. Amanda Bacon, from North Carolina, US, titled the post “motherhood uncensored” as she believes the realities of postpartum life aren’t spoken about enough. Bacon shared a photo her partner…


How A Toddler’s Wise Words Helped Mother Pukka Come To Terms With A Miscarriage

After miscarriage, solace can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places. When Anna Whitehouse, from London, was coping with the grief of losing a baby, she could have kicked herself for having told her toddler she was pregnant.  Little did the mum-of-one realise that her daughter Mae would help counsel her through the loss.  Mae displayed a three-year-old’s…