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Visitor rules- reasonable or taking it too far?

One new Mum has hit the news lately by posting online her list of rules that she will ask guests to adhere to when visiting her newborn baby. She has come under criticism for being too harsh but while I don’t feel the need for a formal written list of rules most of what she… Continue reading Visitor rules- reasonable or taking it too far?

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No, he still doesn’t sleep through the night!

Ever since having my baby every time I meet anyone one question that invariably crops up is ‘well is he sleeping through the night yet?’. I think I should just get a t-shirt printed that says NO HE IS NOT SLEEPING THROUGH THE NIGHT! I don’t know why this is just a touchy subject for… Continue reading No, he still doesn’t sleep through the night!

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Review- Oribel PortaPlay

I was incredibly fortunate to win an Oribel PortaPlay and it has been a real asset in keeping my son amused and also helping him to learn and develop.  I was very impressed with how well made the table was and the variety of toys to play with. The height of the table is easily adjusted… Continue reading Review- Oribel PortaPlay

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First hours of motherhood

I had gone through the gruelling nine months of pregnancy which hadn’t included as much of the pre-motherhood glow I had anticipated but that’s a story for another day (how to cope with morning sickness). I had gone through a day of labour with all that that entails which ultimately ended with episiotomy and vacuum delivery… Continue reading First hours of motherhood