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Managing the first few months of parenthood.

Managing the first few months of parenthood.

The above photograph came up on my time hop this morning along with the words ‘it’s 10pm and I am ready to party’. I would love to say it made me think nice thoughts of baby cuddles and kisses but it actually turned my stomach! Dylan was a good sleeper and from 3 months would sleep right through and most of the day if I let him but Tilly took slightly longer and I managed on a few hours sleep…

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Sling babies

Sling babies

“You will make a clingy baby” “Doesn’t that hurt your back?!” “What if you fall over?” “Can’t you afford a pram?” All of these questions and more have been asked whilst I have carried Tilly. I didn’t carry Dylan for long, after a hideous labour and the fact he was nearly 11lb it never really happened also I was unaware of the correct way to carry him. I had a forward facing carrier which he dangled in which not surprisingly…

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A letter for my baby

A letter for my baby

    You’re first birthday has come and gone. We no longer tend to count your age in months but count it in years. Your moving away from babyhood and becoming a toddler. I fear it won’t be long until you are up and running around. You love your big brother so much and adore any animal especially the crazy cats, you have such a delightful personality and you are such a happy girl. I love that you dance to…

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Getting baby to recreate bump photographs

Getting baby to recreate bump photographs

A year ago to the day a professional photographer took a number of stunning photograph’s of a very large baby bump. Today we went out and tried to recreate some of the photographs and had great fun getting covered in paint in the process. We plan to do this every year. Just a little something to embarrass her at her 18th!