What I would tell baby mama me
If I had another baby, here's what I would do differently.
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24
If I could visit myself when my kids were babies, here's what I'd tell me:

  • Don't jiggle that baby to sleep. He doesn't need it and you'll be exhausted for 9 months straight.
  • Put a bit more effort into your walks with the pram and you might fight off a decade of flab. Oh, and lay off the toasted peanut butter and banana sarmies.
  • Don't be shy to speak Afrikaans to the baby, he'll learn both languages and you'll save on extra lessons.
  • You're a good enough mommy, don't cry so much about the odd mistake.

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