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All the best posts from the Bird and the Beard. Advice and tips for pregnant women and parents on a honest blog about motherhood.

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Don't believe anyone if they say they potty trained their toddler in a day or two. It takes months, but it's not as hard as you think. Here are our top tips for potty training.

Top tips for potty training

Don't believe anyone if they say they potty trained their toddler in a day or two. It takes months, but it's not as hard as you think. Here are our top tips for potty training.

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and they're right. But many moms are embarassed by how much help they get. In this post I tell you exactly how much help I get to raise my boys. It's a lot. Momming is hard and there's no reason we shouldn't accept all the help we can get.

How much help do I really get?

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and they're right. But many moms are embarassed by how much help they get. In this post I tell you exactly how much help I get to raise my boys. It's a lot. Momming is hard and there's no reason we shouldn't accept all the help we can get.

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Being pregnant is a wonderfully exciting time, as is motherhood - or so everyone would have you believe. I'm here to tell you that pregnancy can be hard and parenting even harder.   Here's my list of the essential things you need to know about pregnancy and motherhood that no one wants to tell you. Don't say I didn't warn you.

Letter to my pregnant friends

Being pregnant is a wonderfully exciting time, as is motherhood - or so everyone would have you believe. I'm here to tell you that pregnancy can be hard and parenting even harder. Here's my list of the essential things you need to know about pregnancy and motherhood that no one wants to tell you. Don't say I didn't warn you.

We're not all teachers so homeschooling can be hard. The thing is, you're not a teacher. There's no need to try to be one now. Rather try these homeschooling ideas for isolation activities for the kids. Educational (to an extent), fun and, most important of all, easy to execute.

Not Quite Homeschooling: Realistic things to do with the kids in isolation

We're not all teachers so homeschooling can be hard. The thing is, you're not a teacher. There's no need to try to be one now. Rather try these homeschooling ideas for isolation activities for the kids. Educational (to an extent), fun and, most important of all, easy to execute.

You can mom hard or you can mom smart. If you're a first-time mom or a fifth-time mom, these are the hacks you need to know to make your life easier.  #baby #kids #momlife

21 Mom Hacks I wish I'd known

You can mom hard or you can mom smart. If you're a first-time mom or a fifth-time mom, these are the hacks you need to know to make your life easier. #baby #kids #momlife

Parenting is hard. It's even harder without wine. So here are a few of our favourite wine pairings for summer for parents. For good days and bad days, these wine pairings will make you be a good parent again. #humour

Top 10 Wines for the Summer ~ The Bird and The Beard

Parenting is hard. It's even harder without wine. So here are a few of our favourite wine pairings for summer for parents. For good days and bad days, these wine pairings will make you be a good parent again. #humour

A few not-so-serious tips to avoid divorce during lockdown. Because parenting is hard, marriage is hard, and lockdown is hard. And let's be honest, at the moment life is hard, so we can use all the help we can get...  #parentinghumour

Top tips to avoid divorce in lockdown

A few not-so-serious tips to avoid divorce during lockdown. Because parenting is hard, marriage is hard, and lockdown is hard. And let's be honest, at the moment life is hard, so we can use all the help we can get... #parentinghumour

Realistic things to do with the kids in isolation.

Not quite homeschooling

Realistic things to do with the kids in isolation.

Lockdown is hard but being married in lockdown is even harder. Want to safeguard your marriage? Here are our top tips to avoid divorce in lockdown

TOP TIPS to avoid divorce in lockdown

Lockdown is hard but being married in lockdown is even harder. Want to safeguard your marriage? Here are our top tips to avoid divorce in lockdown

We all know it takes a village to raise a family, but I like to think it takes a vineyard too. Here are our top 10 wines for the summer, for parents.

Top 10 summer wines for parents

We all know it takes a village to raise a family, but I like to think it takes a vineyard too. Here are our top 10 wines for the summer, for parents.

Advice for soon-to-be moms. What you don't know you need to know.   #pregnancy #advice

A Letter to My Pregnant Friends ~ The Bird and The Beard

Advice for soon-to-be moms. What you don't know you need to know. #pregnancy #advice

The effects of sleep are more serious than you think.

No sleep? This is what it's doing to you

The effects of sleep are more serious than you think.

2018 was a tough year.  #momlife #parenting #marriage #2under2

2018: the year of the momfail ~ The Bird and The Beard

2018 was a tough year. #momlife #parenting #marriage #2under2

Parenting advice from around the world

It takes a village: advice on parenting from around the world ~ The Bird and The Beard

Parenting advice from around the world

The miracle of my second born and his disappearing coarctation #baby #newborn

Our miracle baby: Introducing Sebastian Michael ~ The Bird and The Beard

The miracle of my second born and his disappearing coarctation #baby #newborn