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June 2, 2018

We need to have a chat!

I need to talk about gender stereotypes! 

Giving girls a barbie and boys a truck...

Invasive advertising, segregating girls and boys into pink or blue boxes...


May 19, 2018

A woman sitting on her bathroom floor crying her mascara down her face.  A man isolating himself from his friends and family because he is ashamed of his secret.  Or a person who i...

As a children’s Occupational Therapist (OT) I’m a big believer in providing a wide range of play opportunities for children of all abilities and messy play is a winner on so many l...

April 29, 2018

My average week now is the polar opposite of my pre-Teddy weeks but not at all how I had envisaged before he arrived! I thought it would be fun to give a bit of insight into the av...

April 21, 2018

Where has the time gone!?

Teddy has just turned 6 months old!

Please bear with me as I am writing this through a bottle of bubbles and feeling a bit sentimental/tipsy! (oops)

Here goe...

April 14, 2018

You want the best for your child right?

Of course you do! That obviously goes without saying. Who wouldn't want the best for their child? But what do you actually want for the littl...

April 8, 2018

I love this little boy more than anything in the whole world and nothing could ever change that but there are more and more things that I find myself doing that I NEVER thought I w...

April 1, 2018

When baby doesn't sleep through the night life can be tough! Sleep deprivation is just the worst! On average parents lose 44 days of sleep in the first year.  The first time Teddy...

March 25, 2018

So, mothers day has come and gone and to be honest it was the first one that hasn't been shit in over 6 years. I always feel myself bracing for this day followed by the anniversary...

March 18, 2018

1. People will tell you to sleep when the baby sleeps...

This one is freakin' hilarious! Sleep when the baby sleeps! I don't think the people that say these words have actually met...

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Hey I'm Laura, I like tattoos, Gin and finishing cups of coffee.

I am a "Mum in training" trying to figure things out just like everyone else! This is my journey as a first timer learning to embrace the changes of my body, social life and relationships. 

Fed up of being told that life is over with a baby, I'm here to share that Life Begins At Baby and so the blog was born! 


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