The best things to do in Wakayama, Japan
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The best things to do in Wakayama, Japan

I recently took a whirlwind trip to Japan, a country I’ve never visited before but always been curious about. You’d think I would have made it over when I was living in South East Asia, but nope, apparently, we consistently…

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A Baby Friendly Holiday by the Sea
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A Baby Friendly Holiday by the Sea

So, travelling with a newborn eh – I haven’t been doing much of that, despite my BIG plans while I was pregnant. Who knew that getting out of the house would actually be a little bit harder than expected, and…

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On jealousy and admitting to it
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On jealousy and admitting to it

I wrote this to my newsletter subscribers a few weeks ago. That’s where I share all of my super vulnerable stuff, and I write to my merry gang every other week. If you want to receive them, head to the…

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The Mama Diaries: How to Choose the PERFECT Buggy
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The Mama Diaries: How to Choose the PERFECT Buggy

I never thought I’d see the day when I got so excited about a buggy. Or a pram. Or pushchair? Which one actually is it, by the way? I still don’t really understand the semantics of the varying terminology associated…

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Are these things holding you back from blogging?
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Are these things holding you back from blogging?

I feel like I’ve slipped into an unofficial schedule of blogging every other Wednesday about travel, every other Sunday about motherhood with a sprinkling of ‘blogging for bloggers’ posts in-between. In fact, that is more or less the official schedule…

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The Mama Diaries: My Tips for Travelling While Pregnant
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The Mama Diaries: My Tips for Travelling While Pregnant

I think one of my most asked questions in pregnancy, aside from that fun gender guessing game, was about flying and how I coped with it. Because I had a few press trip commitments, and we had planned a holiday…

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What to wear in India
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What to wear in India

The first thing I thought after booking my ticket to India, was this: What do I wear????? I know that’s stereotypically and perhaps a little culturally ignorant but it’s the truth. I suddenly became catatonic with fear at what the…

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SEO Tips: Doing keyword research to increase organic traffic to your blog
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SEO Tips: Doing keyword research to increase organic traffic to your blog

I really struggled with this blog post title, which is ironic really, given the topic. Do as I do, not as I say I guess 😉 Seriously though, if you’re reading this you are probably pretty into SEO and trying…

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The Mama Diaries: My C Section Recovery (Tips & Advice)
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The Mama Diaries: My C Section Recovery (Tips & Advice)

It’s been a little while since I’ve posted regularly but I hope you’ve picked up the new Mama Diaries schedule, which is every other week. If you’re subscribed to my newsletter though, in the fallow weeks you get a lovely…

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Things I’m Scared to tell You
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Things I’m Scared to tell You

I’m gonna admit something straight away here. I sent this to my email subscribers a couple of weeks ago, because…..well, I was scared to share something and my loyal newsletter crew are who I go to first. I send a…

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HOW to use Google Keyword Planner Tool for your Blog
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HOW to use Google Keyword Planner Tool for your Blog

I really struggled with this blog post title, which is ironic really, given the topic. Do as I do, not as I say I guess 😉 Seriously though, if you’re reading this you are probably pretty into SEO and trying…

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The Mama Diaries: My Favourite Newborn Baby Carriers
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The Mama Diaries: My Favourite Newborn Baby Carriers

If you’ve read my post about my, somewhat ambitious, plans to travel with Anaïs, or my article in Mother & Baby you’ll know a little about my feelings on baby carriers. I’ll tell you the truth: until recently, I HATED…

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A Two Week Itinerary for Thailand
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A Two Week Itinerary for Thailand

One of my favourite type of posts to write (and apparently Google’s to rank) is the classic itinerary post. So you’ll forgive my horror surprise upon discovering I’ve written TWO. Only two itinerary posts!! Needless to say, I’m outraged at…

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My Top Tips for Taking Your Baby to a Festival
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My Top Tips for Taking Your Baby to a Festival

Before I went to a festival with my newborn, I scoured the internet for examples of people who’d done the same. I found one website dedicated to kid-friendly festivals and not much else. Which is as good a reason as…

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The Mama Diaries: Breastfeeding Tips & Tricks (From Someone Who HATED It!)
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The Mama Diaries: Breastfeeding Tips & Tricks (From Someone Who HATED It!)

You know that time I absolutely HATED breastfeeding? Remember that? Yeah, me too. If you don’t then you can read all about it right here. Because naturally, I wrote about it. The thing is, I don’t love it now. I…

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