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    Sex after having a baby: 7 things that mums want dads to know
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    The importance of date night…10 top tips to plan your perfect kid-free night out!
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    New parent debate: The pitfalls of pram shopping
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    Is it normal to sleep in separate beds during pregnancy?

ASK THE EXPERT: Vegetable-Led Weaning…the baby food revolution everyone’s talking about

Ever since we started our weaning journey two months ago, I’ve been inundated with questions from other first time parents who are confused about how to start introducing their littles to proper baby food. How early should we start? How much should we be giving them? Should we buy pouches or make homemade? Is it meant to replace a bottle/boob feed? Is my baby…

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Gender Neutral Parenting…why you don’t have to choose between pink or blue

– Guest post from writer, aspiring family counsellor and mum of two, Aleah Kristin, discussing the rising popularity of Gender Neutral Parenting – When couples discover they are going to be parents, it brings up a lot of questions. But perhaps the most common of them all is; “pink or blue?” Of course, the question isn’t always presented in the…

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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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Is baby talk actually bad for my baby?

If you’re an avid reader of my blog, it’s highly likely that you’ll know the following two things about me. Firstly that I’m the proud uncle to twelve adorable nephews and nieces. And second, that I’m a complete stickler when it comes to punctuation and grammar. Add these two traits together and you’ll soon discover one of my biggest pet peeves; parents…

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Why choosing baby names is no fun at all

There’s nothing quite like picking out baby names to make you realise how many people you hate. From that creepy old neighbour and evil school bully who haunted your early childhood to that bunny-boiling ex and work colleague who always wreaks of BO, finding a baby name that you and your other half both love (and that doesn’t have negative connotations with ghosts of…

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