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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 (or lack thereof) with every random person…

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10 amazing baby facts you simply won’t believe!

With their weak necks, wobbly limbs and serious milk dependence, you could be fooled into thinking that babies are a tad helpless. Incapable of taking care of themselves. Pretty much just mini, albeit rather clueless, versions of us. But as I recently discovered, while obsessively scrolling the interweb during a particularly gruelling night feed, babies are actually far more complicated,…

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Kitchen Design Inspiration: exclusive first look at our new country kitchen!

As the saying goes, the kitchen is the heart of the home; and in our house, this couldn’t be more true. Day and night, you’ll find us in there…usually with Rosie cooking, me eating, Hugh snoozing in the pram and Teddy opening cupboards and drawers in search of things he really shouldn’t be playing with! It’s without doubt our favourite…

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Dearest Trolls – a special poem for all the haters and online bullies out there

Ah trolls. They really are a special breed of bully. Keyboard warriors of the worst kind, who hide behind the anonymity of their computer screens, posting hateful comments to complete strangers for nothing more than their own amusement.  Until recently, I’ve been lucky enough to avoid the trolls’ gaze on the most part. And yet, the amount of abuse I…

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Learn to love Christmas again with these five festive life hacks

I miss Christmas. The magic, the childhood innocence, trees too big to fit in your dad’s car, carols and Christmas number ones, twinkling lights, thoughtful gifts, mistletoe kisses, cocktail sausages, roasted parsnips and Quality Street…it used to all be so exciting, so fun and so guilt free.  But as we get older, Christmas changes. Or at least our relationship with…

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