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A tribute to my Mummy friends – by Geraldine Powell

Becoming a mother is one of the most exciting, mind-boggling, beautiful, life-changing experiences in life. Once they put that baby in your arms, you know that life as you know it is no more. Life will be a completely different battle-field from now on. Motherhood is also an experience that needs to be lived one…

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8 things new mums in Malta want their colleagues to know

  1. Why our clothes are stained. If you see a stain on our top, chances are it is either a milk, puke, pee or poop stain. We have learnt to live with it. We hope you can too. 2. Why our clothes don’t match. See point 1 3. Why some of us new mums pump…

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That first grey hair and looking at the bright side of turning 40 – by Roselyn Borg

I can hear some of you say ‘what’s the fuss about?’ Or perhaps you may be saying ‘you’ll get over it soon enough’. Well at the moment I am writing this blog just after having observed that one white hair again on my head! I had noticed it a couple of months back and I…

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‘Mummy-Guilt, Why I Refuse To Feel Guilty’ by Geraldine Powell

Rewind two years ago when I was an excited and anxious mummy-to-be nearing my due date. I frantically searched online to find tips about my soon-to-be-role as a mummy. Suddenly, I come across many articles and posts about how guilty all mummies apparently feel for a lot of things they do once their babies are…

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Skiing Trip With a Baby, Yay or Nay? – by Daniela Grech Sultana

Here in Malta we are blessed with all year sunshine and clear blue seas (except for the last couple of weeks), yet some of us crave crisp mountain air and the sound of fresh snow as skis carve a neat line on winding pistes. That would be my husband. I, on the other hand, have…

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Reconnecting with the eldest child after having a newborn by Tiziana Farrell

Today my daughter and I went in search for muddy puddles. And it was fun! Actually it was the most exciting part of the day! These are indeed lovely, happy memories. But in reality lately I have been struggling to reconnect with my eldest girl. Connection is the key to happy parenting and I had…

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Expat in Malta: The Reality Of A Surprise Pregnancy, by Alissandra Smith

By Alissandra Smith My friends call me Ally, or “Ally Cat” due to my lazy laid back and curiously greedy fat-cat attitude. My mum moved here from England when I was only 10 and as soon as I was sufficiently educated at 19, I left miserable England and moved “home” to Malta, joining my mother…

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Introducing a newborn to a family of three, and a cat – by Tiziana Farrell

Today marks two weeks since our little one joined us. Looking back, two weeks went by in a flash! With all the happiness that a baby brings along, I must say that for me it’s been a struggle at times. From an extra, mega, long labour (contrary to what one thinks, the second time was not…

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Until One Becomes Two – A journal of a Maltese woman who is currently struggling with infertility

You’re at the stage where you’ve settled down with the concept of stability channelled by true love. Stage one tends to be when one is content with being with each other, exchanging memories, getting to know each other fully, intimately and deeply. Stage two involves the desire for something that belongs to both; be it…

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3 New Year’s ‘Intentions’, from a Career Mum Who is Tired of Failed Resolutions – By Natasha Vella

As the year draws to a close, I find myself reflecting on 2017. It was a challenging, interesting and exciting year that has flown by, too fast to be honest. A year of memories and firsts, of ups and downs, of exciting recollections which have passed. Yet with the rush of everyday life, I feel…

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