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Stacey Solomon admits she's 'trying not to be hard on herself' as she adjusts to Joe Swash not being at home

Stacey Solomon admits she's 'trying not to be hard on herself' as she adjusts to Joe Swash not being at home

The mum is adjusting to life as a mum-of-five

Stacey Solomon says she’s ‘trying not to be hard on herself’ as she gets used to being a mum-of-five while husband Joe Swash is away.

Stacey and Joe welcomed their adorable daughter Belle last month and has been sharing the journey with her 5.6 million followers on Instagram.

In a recent post on her Instagram Stories, Stacey opened up about being a solo parent while husband Joe is away for work.

She wrote: “Joe's away working for a few days so I tried to get myself out of the house.

“I did the school run and then me and the girls went for a walk around the shops.

"Belle and our new life with a newborn is only 3.5 weeks in so I'm trying not to be too hard on myself for not making it out past the school run most days.

"But it was lovely to get out for a few hours and just walk around and see/speak to people."

Stacey said she was 'trying to not be hard on herself'.

In a follow up story, Stacey shared a shot of herself and her three youngest - Belle, Rose and Rex - all ready for bed in their PJs.

She wrote in the caption: “I picked Rex up on our way home, made them tuna pasta for dinner and then got us all in our PJs. Washed them, didn't get a chance to wash myself but I put my new PJs on so I feel cleanish.”

Stacey announced the happy news that she had welcomed baby number five at Pickle Cottage early last month in a sweet post on social media.

She wrote: "She’s here. Our beautiful, daughter born at home with all of your brothers and sister ready to snuggle you forever and ever. You literally flew into our world…

"And none of us can quite believe your thick dark head of hair that we just can’t get over.

Baby Belle is Stacey's fifth child.

"We can’t believe your [sic] here. Welcome to the world beautiful girl, thank you for the last few months in my tummy, we can’t wait to love you forever and ever we are so grateful we get to be your family."

Baby Belle is Stacey's fifth child - third with Joe - she is already mum to Leighton, Zach, Rex and Rose.

Revealing the cute meaning behind Belle’s name, the TV personality shared: "Our little Belle. Our beautiful, delicate baby girl. Who will forever remind us of the bluebells that are about to bloom as you bring the spring with you into the world… And a little special connection to your Rose. To the moon and back Belle. Forever and always."

Featured Image Credit: @staceysolomon/Instagram

Topics: Stacey Solomon, Parenting, Celebrity