Hi! I’m Emily. I have two boys Theodore Cruz who has just turned 4 and Cameron Cruz who is 22 months and our baby girl is due on 2nd July 2020!
I am sharing loads of pregnancy and parenting tips and advice and my journey to becoming a mum of three! Mainly how I am going to get organised and prepare for our new arrival.
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Pack hospital bag This is probably already at the top of your to do list and I am going to dedicate a post to just this. The first thing to do is plan what bags you will be taking- one for you, one for baby and one for your birth partner perhaps? I have justContinue reading “5 practical things to do ahead of labour and birth…”
It’s good to prepare to be very sore for at least a few weeks after giving birth (however you do it). You will need big comfy underwear and loose soft clothes and if you are breastfeeding – breastfeeding bras and tops that you can easily lift up or pull down. Loungewear jumpsuits with a crossContinue reading “5 postpartum essentials…”
Here are 6 super simple activities to do with toddlers with things you will already have at home! Taken from my Instagram @thelopezlife xx
Morning sickness is awful. My first two pregnancies I felt sick all day and night for 8 weeks. This pregnancy was the same timings but SO SO much worse! I didn’t have Hyperemesis gravidarum and I was never even actually physically sick! I don’t know if it was because this baby is a girl orContinue reading “Tips to make it through morning sickness…”
I am going to expand on this post when I actually start but for now I am going to share my to do lists so far. I do tend to over plan and sometimes have to stop myself from spending more time planning than actually doing so I will try keep this brief but IContinue reading “How to organise your home for a new baby…”
My boys have notoriously been really difficult in the car as babies. I had to constantly pull over to feed or cuddle or just get them out to have a break from the crying and then put them back in and hope for the best. I had a lot of anxiety about travelling with themContinue reading “5 tips to make driving alone with young children easier…”
Our house has 3 bedrooms so the plan is for the new baby to sleep in with us in the next to me cot then when she is about 6 months the boys will move in together and she will have her own room. But Cameron’s room is still going to become a sort ofContinue reading “Sleep is overrated…”
Trying to fit workouts into your busy day when you are at home with young children is tough but it’s not as impossible as it may seem. Stay focused on your goals and try these simple tips to get those workouts complete. Make it quick: If like me you simply do not have time (orContinue reading “5 tips for working out with kids about…”
Our third baby is due on 2nd July 2020 so I thought I would share some of the things I am doing for the boys in preparation for our new arrival. Theodore has just turned 4 and Cameron will be 2 in May so they are constantly in need of entertaining! I have been tryingContinue reading “5 things to do for siblings before a new baby arrives…”
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