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January 9, 2017
angry-toddler

10 Subtle Signs Your Baby Is Now A Toddler

You’ve just brought your newborn home from the hospital. Swaddled and wrapped in blankets.. Having a good old sniff of its head… bliss, you are now the proud owner of a beautiful .. wrinkly little cherub. You put her down and she’s there in her Moses basket/ car seat or […]
January 6, 2017
onechild

How I Envy The One Child Brigade

My friend’s son was invited to a party recently. From 4–6 pm. On a Wednesday. Christmas week. As she had a moan to me about the general inconvenience of logistics etc., we wondered who would have a party at this time of the day, on one of the last school days […]
January 5, 2017
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When Breast Isn’t Best

I looked down and there she was, looking back up at me, all pink and wrinkly, with a shot of red hair. I was exhausted and wanted to sleep, wanted to throw up too, that was the epidural wearing off. It was a long labour, but happy doesn’t describe how […]
January 4, 2017
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Shizz That I Miss

When I was in the first bloom of pregnancy, so naive, so eager, so full of good intention, nobody took the time to sit down and explain to me how much having children changes your life. I mean really changes your life! Of course there is the usual expectations of […]

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