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The realities of parenting…20 hilarious illustrations that show what parent life is really like!

Judging by the picture perfect parents we’re bombarded with by baby brands and advertising executives on an almost daily basis, you’d be excused for thinking that parenting was the easiest job in the world. But as the initiated amongst us know, the realities of parenting are somewhat less perfect, less sugar-coated and decidedly less airbrushed. For instance, I’ve yet to…

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We’re having a(nother) baby! My reaction on finding out…

So, it’s official. We’re pregnant again! Which means come November (or probably sooner given our track record), we’ll be back where we started; knee deep in newborn nappies, nipple cream and breast pumps. Never ending sterilising sessions, obsessive swaddling and sleepless nights. But this time, with a potty training toddler in tow… It’s going to be a challenge for sure,…

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What our preemie son’s birth meant to me…

For millions of parents across the globe, today is special. Because Friday 17th November 2017 is officially World Prematurity Day; a time for parents of preemie babies to reflect on the journey we’ve all been through (or are still going through) while raising awareness of the key issues and misconceptions around prematurity for any and every parent who will experience…

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The gross side of pregnancy – a poem for first time dads

After months of writing about the perks of pregnancy and all the things I’m looking forward to about being a dad, my pregnant wife suggested I take a different approach this week, by writing instead about all the less appealing things that come with growing a baby; AKA all the gross stuff that ‘what to expect’ books conveniently miss out.…

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20 weeks pregnant – what to expect at your anomaly ultrasound scan

After an intense first 20 weeks of pregnancy, the time has finally arrived for your anomaly ultrasound scan – a pivotal appointment whose name strikes fear into the hearts of most first time parents. While the chances of miscarriage after this stage of pregnancy are much smaller, this anomaly scan at 20 weeks provides your midwife with full disclosure about…

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