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I’m pregnant with my second bub and as I only had 6 months off with my first bub. I’m starting to get a bit anxious about the thought of 12months off. I can’t wait to spend more time with my DD and the new addition. But I’m worried I’ll get in the rut of cleaning cooking resting. What activities are there that don’t cost a fortune I can do? Thanks for your help


Posted anonymously, 14th November 2013


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  • Story time for kids at the local library. Join a mother and toddlers group. Pick a class for your toddler – anything really, music, gymnastics etc. Don’t overload yourself, but give yourself at least one or two reasons to leave the house each week.


  • Playgroup is great,malus check with your local child and family nurse. Both are great starting points


  • Life becomes busier and there is also the opportunity to take up new hobbies and engage in interests.


  • Do some scrapbooking of your little one!


  • there are some good comments here


  • could could ttry some nice swimming ..


  • maybe just take them to play group and things like that


  • sleep while u can .


  • There are plenty of good options below.


  • The time will fly, don’t plan too much, enjoy your time off. Join a playgroup, all three of you will benefit from it. Take your older child to the park. Playgroup mums will know what free local activities are available. Local picture theatres run special mum and bubs sessions.


  • I think you’ll be surprised how busy you’ll be lol.


  • You will be kept busy enough with 2. Enjoy it while they are young :)


  • It is surprising how quickly you adapt. Play time in the park, just walking and enjoying being with your kids.


  • how is it going now?


  • Enjoy the time off with your little ones. You will be kept busy


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