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You Might Not Have That Rush of Love After Your Baby is Born…and That’s OK

After Biggest was born, following a textbook delivery in the birth pool, I lifted her out of the water and held her to my chest, waiting for this magical, other-worldly explosion of love that everyone says you will get to overcome me. But it didn’t. I thought maybe you had to wait a little while.… Continue reading You Might Not Have That Rush of Love After Your Baby is Born…and That’s OK

Children · Feminism · Growing Pains · Mental Health · parenting · Relationships

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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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