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Maria | Happy Mum Happy Child

Too many times when my baby was sleeping, some yob would come knocking on the door extremely loudly; and wake the baby up. It would

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Maria | Happy Mum Happy Child

Parenting is bloody hard; especially at the beginning; especially as a new parent. It does get better though. I promise. I struggled so much when

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Maria | Happy Mum Happy Child

When you have children, everything gets grubby. Little fingers can transfer stickiness (from who knows where) all over the place, and young kids love putting

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Happy Mum Happy Child 11 things with a menstrual cup
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Maria | Happy Mum Happy Child

I am a pad wearer. Not a tampon user. A PAD WEARER. I’d tried tampons in the past but it freaked me out too much,

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Happy Mum Happy Child IRD
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Maria | Happy Mum Happy Child

Great news guys! From the 1st July 2018, the the Government is increasing financial support for New Zealand families! Inland Revenue will manage this and

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Happy Mum Happy Child My Kids learn differently
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Maria | Happy Mum Happy Child

I have talked about this before – about the fact that although my kids are raised roughly the same, they’re actually quite different. I have

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Happy Mum Happy Child Being Pregnant with second child
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Maria | Happy Mum Happy Child

Before we had kids, I always knew I wanted more than one. In fact, I wanted at least 3. Then I had one child and

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————————————- In a world full of people telling us what to do as parents, I’m here to tell you that it’s ok. As a parent, every

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—————————————————- As a parent, I feel I am ridiculously lazy. Or as I like to call it “being smart”. I’ve put my kids to bed

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————————————————– I posted this on Facebook the other day and I felt like it needed to be immortalised as a blog post here on my

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—————————————————— From time to time I am sent discount codes for my followers. I will only put the codes on here that are set up

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————————————————– Believe it or not, I am the yelly parent. I grew up around yelly parents (not my own) and I vowed never to be

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—————————————————— I often wonder (and worry) what would happen in an emergency – what would my kids do? Would they know what to do? What

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—————————————————- Oh so you’re just a mum? ——————- What do you do all day? ——————- Why is your house so messy? I thought you were

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———————————————— Kids put the weirdest things in their mouths; a lot of which aren’t even edible. When most kids are young, putting objects into their

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————————————————- Right, let’s just tackle this head on (LOOL). My kids are 4 and 6 and haven’t had nits (head lice) YET … HOWEVER I

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——————————————————– This post has been sponsored by Selleys Sugar Soap Wipes, however all words and opinions are my own. Before we had children, our house was

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——————————————– I did a post on Facebook showing a typical afternoon tea that I prepare for my kids, I was questioned about a few things.

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—————————————————- My kids usually have cereal or toast for breakfast, followed by an apple; and then at school they have their lunch that I make

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—————————————————- When you become a Mum for the first time, having visitors over can be extremely overwhelming. It’s so lovely to know that people care

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