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Why I’m celebrating kindness milestones with my boys

As parents, it’s easy to get obsessed with how your child is developing compared to their peers. When you see other parents online, proudly posting photos of their perfect babies, smiling, sleeping through the night, talking, crawling, counting, taking those tentative first steps (while yours seems a million miles away from doing these…

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A sneak peek at our new pink bedroom

When Rosie suggested a ‘pink theme’ for our new bedroom, I originally balked at the idea. Pink? In OUR bedroom? OUR ROOM?!! Not a chance. But after a few weeks of not-so-subtle lobbying from Rosie and just a dash of self-reflection from me, I eventually came around to the idea. Call me ‘under…

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The Wonder of Babies

We all know that every birth and every baby is an absolute miracle. But after having our second baby Hugh back in November (and spending many a sleepless night reading up about his development and wondering how we created such a perfect human) I’m now starting to think that babies are even more…

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New Mum Diary: surviving our first few weeks as a family of four

Honest guest post from my amazing wife, Rosie. I’m such a worrier. Before we had our second baby, Hugh, I spent nine months worrying. Worrying about whether our big house renovation project would be ready in time. Worrying that the baby might come early. Worrying whether or not the home birth we had…

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Too tired – a poem for sleep deprived parents

When you have a new baby, one of the most common things you get asked is, “Are you getting much sleep? Now, anyone who’s actually had a newborn baby will already know the answer to this question (“Sleep? What is sleep?”). But rather than divulge all the gory details of my sleeping habits…

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