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Why it’s not okay to ask the baby question

Many of us have had the question. It usually starts shortly after some people get married, when your friends or siblings start to pop the babies out or defiantly after you hit 30. 'When are you going to start having babies?' Isn't it time you started thinking about having a family? 'It won't be long… Continue reading Why it’s not okay to ask the baby question

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Why I Am So Grateful For Grandparents

How brilliant are grandparents? I have always known how lucky I am to have such a close family but it wasn't until I was pregnant and then had Amelia that I realised how lucky I was and how amazing it is to have grandparents around. My parents live really close by and whilst my in… Continue reading Why I Am So Grateful For Grandparents

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2018: Family plans and learning to be calmer 

I never make New year resolutions. I always feel it can put a bit too much pressure on people and then lead to disappointment. Instead of resolutions I aim to make goals of things that I would like to achieve or happen in the next twelve months. Without too much pressure I enjoy looking ahead… Continue reading 2018: Family plans and learning to be calmer 

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To the girl who changed everything: on your second birthday

Dear Amelia Here I am looking back at another year as your mummy. It doesn't seem like that long ago I was sat here thinking how I couldn't believe that my little baby was about to turn one. Now I am here another year later wondering how my baby is now about to turn two!… Continue reading To the girl who changed everything: on your second birthday

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Should I send my little girl to pre-school?

It only seems like recently that we were looking into childcare for when I returned to work after 10 months maternity leave. That was over a year ago and I am still so happy with our decision. We are in a great routine and Amelia loves going to the childminder for the two days and… Continue reading Should I send my little girl to pre-school?

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The one where Mummy and Daddy had a day out at FriendsFest

I am a huge Friends fan and could easily watch it all day. In fact whilst writing this post I am sat in front of the TV watching an episode. I am also pretty certain Amelia has the theme tune engraved into her brain after watching it a lot during my maternity leave. That's why… Continue reading The one where Mummy and Daddy had a day out at FriendsFest