Review: relaunch of Malmaison Newcastle’s Chez Mal

I’ve just got back from a lovely night at the relaunch of the Malmaison Newcastle’s Chez Mal bar. I had been to the Malmaison Newcastle a number of times in the past, for both food and drinks so I was excited…

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Top 5 tips to prepare for breastfeeding success while pregnant

Whilst breastfeeding comes to naturally to some, for many (like myself) it takes some hard work. I had a challenging time breastfeeding (which you can read about here) but with perseverance I succeeded in the end. You too can prepare…

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Instant Pause Retreat review

Last Saturday I did something a little different than I usually spend my weekends doing. I took a bit of time out for me. I had the opportunity to review a coaching ‘retreat’ called Instant Pause. The workshop blurb said…

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Getting to know me icebreaker for Blog On MSI

In a couple of weeks I am going to my first ever blogging conference, Blog On MSI (in Manchester). I’m very excited about it. I’m looking forward to meeting lots of people that I’ve been chatting to on social media…

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Why parents hate to mess with nap-time

Pressure to mess with nap-time We often feel under pressure from others (and ourselves) to mess with my two year old’s nap-time. She naps bang in the middle of the day, around noon, which is really inconvenient. It makes it…

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