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Childhood and the Important Questions

One of the first books that I read in French was Le Petite Prince. It was a bit of a step-up from the Monsieur Madame (Mr Men) books that I had been reading. It was frustratingly slow to read as I was expanding (and constantly looking up) my French vocabulary. However, it’s such a great book, and… Continue reading Childhood and the Important Questions

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The First 12 Months of Motherhood: Expectation vs. Reality

I’ve recently celebrated my son’s first birthday. It’s not something that he’s going to remember, so it was a good excuse to meet up with a few friends from mothers group to celebrate that we have made it through a year of parenthood. Babies alive and relationships intact! It also made me stop and reflect… Continue reading The First 12 Months of Motherhood: Expectation vs. Reality

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A day in a life with a five month old baby

… As told with a series of emojis* 4.30am 👀  Awake to a series of baby cries 😭 👶 4.32am Bring the baby into our bed to sleep after a couple of lame attempts to re-settle the baby 👪 🌒 4.33am Get repeatedly slapped in the head by baby’s swinging arms 👊 4.45am Baby finally falls back asleep 😴… Continue reading A day in a life with a five month old baby