Category: "Mummy stuff"

10 Tips for Working Mothers

July 25th, 2013

Whether you’re already a working mum, expecting a baby or planning to get pregnant you’ll probably find the following points to be relevant to you. For myself personally it was a case of “if I only I had this information before I had my first baby”. But like most in life you live and learn and hopefully this information makes your life clearer.   #1 Choose a childcare centre/s It probably sounds crazy but best to do this when you find out your pregnant (or at the 12 week mark). That is how huge the waiting lists are at the more reputable centers. Even if you don’t expect to go back to work for a while, circumstances do change and you may not even get…

The 5 Challenges of Stay at Home Mums and How to Overcome Them

July 25th, 2013

I think the biggest challenge is that it is 24 hours 7 days a week with no allocated breaks. It is very easy to become overwhelmed with it all which isn’t good for you or your family. Below I have outlined some common challenges on what it is to be a stay at home mum and some tips that may help you overcome them. By changing or adjusting the way we deal with these challenges will make the difference in how you manage your day and as we all know, a happy mum leads to happier children. Challenge 1 – Thinking that you’re not doing it right Unfortunately babies don’t come with user manuals (or a pause button) so therefore it is very common to have doubts and…