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One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Decided to give #riverford a try. A bit excited about the arrival of our first #vegbox. Inside was a really handy A-Z leaflet of their veg, how to store, prep and cook as well as what they go well with. Nice! #vegetables #organic #seasonal #farming

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Cut up an old fleece blanket to make some #reusable #nappyliners for #baby this morning. Great being able to #repurpose something and save some pennies at the same time. We're getting very excited for the #arrival of #babynumber2! .
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#clothnappies #reusable #nappyliners #nappies #makeclothmainstream #37weekspregnant #babyno2 #clothnappy #parenting #makewashingnotwaste

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

This week we had a lovely delivery from @babaandboo after finding some newborn nappies and a reusable swimming nappy in the sale. Love the cute Alpine print and generally really impressed so far. Especially happy about the simple and environmentally friendly packaging. Something the larger companies can definitely learn from! Big shout out and thank you to Eve from @babaandboo! Keep up the great work.
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#newborn #baby #clothnappies #reusable #swimnappy #reusablenappies #clothnappy #makeclothmainstream #reducewaste #pregnancy #environmentlyfriendly #packaging #reducepackaging #parenting #thirdtrimester

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Whilst H enjoys watching Stick Man I get to try out a new hairstyle this morning #meandmygirl #toddlerhair #motherhood

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Whilst the old man gets stuck into his studies, I'm making our kitchen into a science lab. Second time making my own moisturising body butter from #sheabutter, #coconutoil and some #essentialoils. It's really helping my #eczema and so satisfying making my own products!
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#diy #beauty #beautyproducts #homemade #lesswaste #whynot #dotrythisathome #natural

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Wishing my lovely husband a very happy birthday! We had such a lovely morning hanging out with you! You're an amazing Pappa and my best friend. I hope you've had a great day!
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#happybirthdayhusband #anotheryearolder #loveyoulots #family

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

It's so easy to focus on everything you 'could' or 'should' of done at the end of the day. There will always be stuff to do and sometimes our endless to do lists can feel overwhelming.

Instead of dwelling on all the stuff I didn't do, I'm trying to retrain myself to acknowledge and appreciate all I did do with my day. So far it is really helping me to be more focused and motivated for the next day.
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#todo #todolist #endoftheday #mindset #positive #quotes #focus #motivation #motivated #positivevibes #perspective #dailylife #quotestoliveby #positivethinking #reflection #parenting #motherhood #sahm #motherhoodthroughinstagram #mumlife #blogger #liveinthepresent #honestmotherhood

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

In an attempt to do a focused activity together this morning, we cracked out the play-doh. I soon got distracted taking photos. It takes a conscious effort to be fully present at times and I know I need to work on it. Perhaps a phone ban/restriction would be helpful..does anyone else restrict their phone use during the day or when with the kids?
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#moderndayparenting #learningtobepresent #inthemoment #motherhood #qualitytime #parenting #parentlife #distractions #sahm #motherhoodthroughinstagram #kids #toddleractivities #playdoh #livinginthemoment #bepresent #honestparenting #honestmotherhood #dailyparenting

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

We're having a very lazy day after a lovely week catching up with family and friends. It's nice to make the most of these moments whilst Heidi is distracted to try out some hairstyles. She looks so grown-up with her hair up!
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#loveher #precious #blackandwhite #toddlerhairstyles #mygirl #kidshairstyles #bun #motherhood #motherhoodthroughinstagram

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

I keep being reminded, inspired and challenged by this quote. If you're in need of inspiration or encouragement for the year ahead, this is a great motto to live life by. I hope and pray I can learn to put it into practice more and more each day.
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#inspirationalquotes #life #dailylife #bekind #blessed #johnwesley #quotestoliveby #motivationalquotes #inspired #love #motto

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Concentrating hard on building a very long branch on her new tree! Love seeing these two play together.
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#daddydaughtertime #woodentoys #playingwithpappa #play #tree #montessori #montessoritoys #toddler #toddlerlife #parenthood

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

It might be wet and windy, but it was so good to get out today for a fresh January walk with the famalam.
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#outdoors #whatevertheweather #nature #winterwalk #january #newyearwalk #wetandwild #muddywalk #colour #redandgreen #dads #fatherhood #family @cat_norman

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

What's been the biggest highlights of your year? This is definitely up there on my list. I'm in no shape to run like this anytime soon and 2018 will bring many different types of challenges, but I hope the end of 2018 will look a bit like this; running 'the race' with a big smile on my face, having pushed myself further than I thought I could go.

I don't know what challenges or opportunities you will face in 2018, but I hope you will find a strength you didn't know you had when you are pushed or you push yourself to your 'limit'. Photo credit: @ber4bergen
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#2017 #runningtherace #endof2017 #newyearseve #reflectingon2017 #reflection #refocus #newyear #getoutyourcomfortzone #newchallenges #newopportunities #goals #strength #2018 #happynewyear

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Sometimes the new year comes around so quickly I feel like I'm not mentally ready for the start of a new year. SO this year I've decided to take some quality time out in-between Christmas and new year to reflect on 2017 and set some new goals for 2018.

Thought I'd share what questions I'll be asking myself and working through - I hope they help you in your own personal reflection. The link is in my bio. Photo credit: @ber4bergen
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#christmasholidays #timeout #newyear #2017 #2018 #reflection #endof2017 #refocus #goals #personal #personalreflection #newyears #goalsetting #setnewgoals #mentalhealth #healthandwellness #newstart #adventure #newprospects #future #lookingforward #forwardthinking #facingthefuture #blogpost #blogger #quiettime #onetoamother

One to a Mother (@lucy.vierbergen)

Local authorities estimate that approximately 8 million nappies are disposed of every day in the UK.

With all that washing though, are reusable nappies really worth the effort?

To find out what we've discovered as we made the switch from disposable to reusable nappies follow the link in my bio. Photo by @ber4bergen.

#parenting #newparents #expecting #babynumber2 #nappy #nappies #reusablenappies #clothnappies #giveclothago #clothconvert #fluffbutt #makeclothmainstream #disposables #environment #reducewaste #recycle #reducereuserecycle #familyfinances #blogpost #blogger @totsbots @bambinomio @blueberrydiapers @motherease
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