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Parent stories and expert advice / Melissa

Melissa

Melissa became a new mum to Lily in 2015, prior to which she was a corporate junkie working in telecommunications. Having Lily was a huge, life-changing event and Melissa hopes to be the best mum she can be for her beautiful baby girl.

Blogposts by Melissa

"One fits all" parenting?

"What's wrong with Lily?" My husband said while I was trying to calm her down for over an hour.  My response: "Go to her room, grab the parenting manual and let me know!"  There was a blank look on his face at that point, but at least I had a chuckle...

5 months in...

5 months in...

I have felt so many emotions over the past five months.  My life is completely different.  I want it to feel the same but it will never be again and why? It's because of my beautiful baby girl Lily...

What being a first time mum has taught me

What being a first time mum has taught me

As her daughter Lily turns one, Melissa reflects on the first 12 months of parenthood and what having a child has taught her.