Early pregnancy signs and symptoms – How I knew I was pregnant within days!

Early pregnancy signs and symptoms – How I knew I was pregnant within days!

When I fell pregnant with my son I started getting pregnancy symptoms within days of conceiving! After months of negative tests, I knew this time was different. I would lay up at night researching ‘early pregnancy signs’ trying to figure out if I was just going crazy, or if I was experiencing symptoms so soon after trying. I couldn’t find much on the internet that wasn’t the standard; Sore boobs, missed period, morning sickness. After that I went straight to my...
How I found out i was pregnant – Surprising my husband.

How I found out i was pregnant – Surprising my husband.

How did I find out I was pregnant? I honestly knew I was pregnant from the moment we conceived. We were on holiday and I told Charlie then and there that I was pregnant. I felt it, I knew it. We got home from our holiday and a few weeks had past, my period was due in two days so I decided to take a test. I knew I was taking it a little too early but I thought, if I was pregnant surely it would show on the test. It was Wednesday the 23rd May, which is a very big...
We’re Pregnant! – Pregnancy announcement, Answering your Questions.

We’re Pregnant! – Pregnancy announcement, Answering your Questions.

YAY! Our secrets out. We are expecting our second little blessing. We couldn’t keep this news quiet any longer! I can finally say we’re pregnant! I can’t wait to share this journey with you. The photos, blogs and the highs and lows of pregnancy and motherhood. Excited doesn’t begin to describe how we are feeling, and we can’t wait to  watch our family grow and share this experience with you!   Will we find out the gender: Yes! We will be finding out the...
How i lost 18kg post baby – 20 tips on how to lose weight.

How i lost 18kg post baby – 20 tips on how to lose weight.

During my pregnancy with my daughter I put on 23kgs. I wasn’t too worried, I mean I didn’t like the way I looked but I assumed I would bounce right back to my normal self. I went from 50kg to 73kg. I ate like crap and I didn’t look after my body. After having my daughter, I only lost 5kg naturally. I was left with 18kg and I was ridiculously unhappy. I was blessed with my baby girl, but I completely neglected my body in the process. I knew I had to change if I was...
How we halved our grocery bill – what we changed to save hundreds.

How we halved our grocery bill – what we changed to save hundreds.

Grocery shopping is a significant expense for most families. I love to save money when possible, but our grocery bill was making that hard for us. It has always been our biggest expense, but when it started getting larger each week I knew something had to change. We needed to make changes fast, so it could be affordable. I like to eat healthy and I always thought this would be an issue when it came to grocery costs, how would we get the price down without living...
Me Time ideas for busy mums – 10 things you can do from your own home.

Me Time ideas for busy mums – 10 things you can do from your own home.

Me time. Something that is important for us mums to have, but usually don’t give ourselves the time of day to do it. We are so busy taking care of everything else around us; we forget to take care of ourselves and our own wellbeing. Me time isn’t always something you do by yourself, but more something that you do for yourself. A weekend away in a flash apartment, drinking expensive wine, eating delicious food and getting to sleep in, am I right mamas? Nope, not...