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These are the thoughts of Mommy Blogger Laura from Harassedmom.co,za

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Because I'm happy

It is #HappinessHappens Month so we are all about happiness over here!!! #Harassedmom #happy #behappy #happinessvibes

We get told many lie We get told many lies when we become parents. As new mothers exhausted and overwhelmed we tell many lies. They are good intentioned lies that can offer solace in those early days. Parenting Books, Gentle Parenting, Parenting Advice, Kids And Parenting, Peaceful Parenting, Parenting Classes, Advice For New Moms, Mom Advice, Baby Calm
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Lies I was told when I became a mother (and some I tell other mothers).

We get told many lies when we become parents. As new mothers, exhausted and overwhelmed, we tell many lies. They are good intentioned lies that can offer solace in those early days.

Strategy To Help Keep Your Children Healthy, tips for healthy kids, healthy kids, Best Parenting Books, Foster Parenting, Parenting Advice, Parenting Websites, Chiang Mai, Childhood Obesity, Parent Resources, Christian Parenting, Kids Health
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Are you the mother you thought you would be?

We all have an idea of the type of parent we want to be but do we end up being that kind of mother? I did but I also didn't. #Momblogger #momblog #parenting #harassedmom

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Imperfect Parenting continued

We need to be kinder to ourselves as parents but we also need to be more honest about the fact that we hardly ever parent perfectly! I shared my imperfect parenting stories. I would love to hear yours! #harassedmom #parenting #beingamom

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Pre-eclampsia, everything you need to know.

#ad Everything you need to know about pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. #harassedmom #pregnancy #preeclampsia #pregnancytests

Some days the is overwhelming and it doesn't matter how long you have been parenting for, you wonder how you are actually managing!

The struggle to juggle is real!

Some days the #momjuggle is overwhelming and it doesn't matter how long you have been parenting for, you wonder how you are actually managing! #harassedmom #thestruggletojuggle #momlife #motherhood

I have been thinking about the mixed signals we send our kids. Do you agree or disagree. Gentle Parenting, Parenting Advice, Parenting Quotes, Baby Calm, Raspberry Leaf Tea, Baby Massage, Parenting Toddlers, Infant Activities, Working Moms
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Mixed signals we are sending our kids

There is a school of thought that says that it’s ok for your kids to see you get cross, as long as you explain it to them and apologize. I don’t disagree with this but I do think it is one of the mixed messages we are sending to our kids. #harassedmom #parenting #parentingtoddlers #toddlerlife

Is your child having a temper tantrum or a meltdown? We can help you figure out how to handle temper tantrums and meltdowns. Parenting Articles, Parenting Humor, Parenting Hacks, Toddler Preschool, Toddler Activities, Baby Calm, Toddler Behavior, Thing 1, Parenting Toddlers

Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

What are some of the reasons your kids have thrown temper tantrums about? #harassedmom #parenting #samomblogger #mommyblogger #parenting #tantrums #toddlertantrums

Signs of Pregnancy Expecting A Baby? Check Out These Great Tips. When you initially find out you are pregnant, it can be quite daunting for a first time mom.

My favourite part of being pregnant

Did you love being pregnant? I didn't really enjoy it but there were some advantages. How did you find your pregnancy? #HarassedMom #pregnant #pregnancy #momlife #beingpregnant

Every breastfeeding or pumping mom needs to know how to store breast milk properly in order to ensure your hard Foster Family, Baby Kicking, After Baby, First Time Moms, Baby Sleep, Parenting Hacks, Gentle Parenting, New Moms, Mom And Dad
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Why you need to consider becoming a foster family. - Harassed but happy mommy blogger

"There are an estimated 3.7 million orphans in South Africa, about half of whom have lost one or both parents to AIDS; and 150,000 children are believed to be living in child-headed households." We have a massive shortage of foster homes in SA which is why you need to consider becoming one! #HarassedMom #parenting #fosterfamily

Pretend play is crucial to a child's development! Gentle Parenting, Kids And Parenting, Parenting Hacks, Practical Parenting, Parenting Plan, Parenting Articles, Parenting Classes, Play Based Learning, Learning Through Play
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The Importance of Pretend Play

My kids are spoilt. They have grannies who buy them toys and as a blogger I am fortunate enough to get a fair amount of goodies for them via blog drops and reviews. As a result I avoid buying them toys and I am in the process of clearing out the toy room to include …

Parenting can be overwhelming and LOUD! Sometimes you just want everyone to SHUT UP so you can think!

Keeping it real – when you want them all to just shut up.

Parenting can be overwhelming and LOUD! Sometimes you just want everyone to SHUT UP so you can think!! #harassedmom #parenting #motherhood #beingmom

Are you having your kids tonsils out? We did it recently and I have put together… Do you make your kids almonds? We did it recently and I put together some of my tips to survive 🙂 Gentle Parenting, Parenting Advice, Kids Health, Children Health, Tonsillectomy Recovery, Childhood Obesity, Healthy Kids, Healthy Living, Health Problems
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Saying goodbye to tonsils - all you need to know

Are you having your kids tonsils out? We did it recently and I have put together some of my tips to survive :) #harassedmom #tonsilsout #childhood #blogger #momblogger

I was a little skeptical about just how beneficial boxing would be. I assumed at the end of the 6 weeks I would, at the very least have super toned arms! Lessons From Boxing

Lessons From Boxing

I was a little skeptical about just how beneficial boxing would be. I assumed at the end of the 6 weeks I would, at the very least have super toned arms! Lessons From Boxing | HarassedMomPin this image on Pinterest I assumed wrong. My whole body aches after I have done 10 minutes of boxing, my legs hurt for a few days and obviously my arms also hurt but it’s all good! #harassedmom #keepingfit #fitness #momblogger

I haven’t baked anything new in ages. Life is a lot calmer now so I am trying to get back in the kitchen and bake more and cook us new dinners. Even I am getting tired of the same old dishes every night! Baking Tins, Baking Recipes, Cake Recipes, Best Chocolate Cake, Love Chocolate, Ganache Icing, Serving Plates, Family Meals, Meal Planning

Chocolate and Ale Cake

I haven’t baked anything new in ages. Life is a lot calmer now so I am trying to get back in the kitchen and bake more and cook us new dinners. Even I am getting tired of the same old dishes every night! #harassedmom #chocolatecake #baking #bakingfun

Our afternoons are as chaotic as our mornings are smooth, calm (mostly) and organised. We had to be a little bit more organised in the mornings because Cameron’s bus leaves at and if he… Parenting Books, Kids And Parenting, Parenting Tips, Foster Parenting, Gentle Parenting, Lamaze Classes, Baby Kicking, After Baby, First Time Moms
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ZOOM IN: Morning vibes

Our afternoons are as chaotic as our mornings are smooth, calm (mostly) and organised. We had to be a little bit more organised in the mornings because Cameron’s bus leaves at 6h30 and if he misses the bus then its a LOOOOOOONG drive to his school in some revolting traffic. I have done it once and it was enough to put me off for life! #harassedmom #parenting #momblogger #samomblogger #soccermom #schoolmom