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Perspective and Parties: #WeekendCoffeeShare

The last week has been one of tremendous highs and lows. On Thursday it was Biggest’s 3rd birthday. I can’t believe I am the mother of a 3-year-old. At all. When you are pregnant for the first time you mentally set yourself up for having a baby for a long time. You acknowledge you’ll have… Continue reading Perspective and Parties: #WeekendCoffeeShare

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3 Baby Milestones I Am Always Eager To Reach

When you’re a first-time mum you’re eager to reach all the milestones: first smile, rolling over, sitting up, laughing, crawling, walking, etc. As a second timer and beyond, you’re in a little less of a hurry, because you have the gift of hindsight and how truly fleeting babyhood is (even though it doesn’t feel like… Continue reading 3 Baby Milestones I Am Always Eager To Reach

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14 Ways to be a Good Husband and Keep Your Marriage Alive After Having a Baby

…or Partner/Relationship, delete as appropes. Have you ever noticed how in magazines, on blogs, mummy sites, generally everything, when they’re giving advice on how to navigate this crazy world as a new mum, it doesn’t take long before the relationship advice starts being helpfully doled out? How YOU must prioritise your relationship? YOU must make… Continue reading 14 Ways to be a Good Husband and Keep Your Marriage Alive After Having a Baby

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6 Tips for Before You Start Baby Led Weaning

Littlest has just turned 6 months old and so begins a new baby-led weaning adventure. If you didn’t already know, baby led weaning is essentially giving a baby ‘real’ food, sliced into sticks (or similar shapes which are easy to hold) and allowing them to explore the food and feed themselves. The NHS recommends that… Continue reading 6 Tips for Before You Start Baby Led Weaning

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Please Don’t Touch Other People’s Children When You’re Trying To Help Them

There will be some people who won’t like this post. They will say it’s over the top and it’s this sort of thing that is contributing to raising a generation of “precious little snowflakes”. If you take the time to fully digest my plea, I think you’ll find it’s actually the exact opposite. And, besides,… Continue reading Please Don’t Touch Other People’s Children When You’re Trying To Help Them