South West? The joys (and not so nice stuff) of Pregnancy

I’m a bit shy to admit… But I’m actually a Kim Kardashian fan. She is probably my style icon and nobody can deny the fact that she’s got a really great fashion sense.

I was so happy to hear that she and Kanye are expecting their second child as they’ve been trying for a really long time.

With their first daughter’s name being North West, the logical question on everyone’s lips was “will they name him South?” Well she’s already confirmed that they will definitely NOT be naming him South but it really makes me wonder what name could top North?

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New series – Celebrating baby’s first year 

Happy Hump day everyone!

When baby reaches that 1 year milestone, it really is a reason to celebrate that you as parents “have made it” through, probably the most challenging yet rewarding year of parenthood. Of course baby won’t remember his first birthday party however there will come a point in their life when it becomes important for them to know.

Over the course of the next few months, a few of my nearest and dearest gal pals will be celebrating their little ones first birthdays. They are all first time moms and are super excited about this milestone. They’ve all happily agreed for me to interview them and share their year long journey into motherhood with you on Hayley’s Joys.

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Toddler Tantrums! 


Whether its the terrible two’s or the transition with the new sibling, I’m not sure but Alyssa is definitely going through a significant change in behaviour.

Listening to Mom and Dad is just not happening, throwing food off her plate, crying for no apparent reason, hanging on Dads ear (literally) whenever she gets a chance, waking up during the night crying and screaming for milk – these are just some of the things which she has been doing lately. We’ve done all we can to make the transition of 2 kids easier for her and we seemed to have made some progress but then life happened. Mom had to spend a week in hospital with baby bro and we were back to square one.

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