Navigating the parenting journey for the first time can be full of conflicting advice, we break down the good, the bad and the confusing here.
First time experiences are daunting, from jobs to travel, life is challenging. But arguably the toughest task of all is bringing a tiny human into the world. The journey is a long one, the stresses of falling pregnant and staying healthy for nine months is just the beginning, from thereafter it’s often one hurdle after the next.
Being a first-time mum at the moment means you have so much information at your actual fingertips, those lonely nights feeding a burbling bub means you can get a little bit scroll-happy. Having so many questions with so many different answers can be really overwhelming, but what if there was a way you could take in some super relatable parenting stories that could eases your worry and make you bust out a chuckle too?
Musings: How Much Time Do I Have Left?
Well, say a very welcome “hello” to The Juggling Act podcast, trust us when we say it’s 30 minutes very well spent. Listen in the car - you know, in the middle of the night when you’re driving around the block 11 times to get baby to sleep, or listen as you push your pram to get that much needed coffee.
We’ve compiled the most relevant episodes for new mums that cover topics like dealing with the expectations of being a mum, handling baby’s first illness, how to survive the first 12 months of parenthood, how you appreciate your own mum more now and so much more.
Read books together every day. Get started when he's a newborn; babies love listening to the sound of their parents' voices. Cuddling up with your child and a book is a great bonding experience that will set him up for a lifetime of reading.
These episodes also feature experts, such as Tiffiny Hall, who reveal their own coping mechanisms, how to get into a good routine and health scares their families overcame.
Feel connected, informed and have a laugh with us, knowing full well we’re all in this together and we all are worthy of feeling in control and supported.