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Teddy’s nursery: some things old, some things new, some things borrowed (and quite a bit of blue)

Like every room in our home, Teddy’s nursery has gradually evolved over time. Of course, with this being our first baby, we had grand plans to transform our largely unused spare / junk room into a nursery fit for a prince / princess. A room that would be beautifully decorated, deep cleaned and full to the brim with all our…

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Could hygge reduce the stress of life with a new baby?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll be familiar with hygge, the untranslatable Danish concept of cosiness and quality time that’s been sending lifestyle bloggers into a frenzy for longer than I care to remember. But while many of us hard-nosed Brits (myself included) may think of ourselves as too busy and too sceptical to…

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Everything you’ll need for baby’s first summer holiday in the sun

As followers of my Instagram feed will know, we recently returned from our first summer holiday abroad; visiting my big bro and his gaggle of kids in the sweltering heat of the Cayman Islands (it’s a tough life, I know). Ignoring the nightmarish 14 hour flight over there (hell on earth…but I’ll save reliving that experience for a later post),…

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How to get your baby to sleep through the night – 6 tried and tested methods that really work!

I won’t sugar coat it for you…nothing can prepare you for the insane levels of sleep deprivation that you will experience during the first few weeks and months of parenthood. It’s no coincidence that sleep deprivation is used as a form of torture, because that’s exactly what it feels like. During those early weeks, you walk around in a zombie-like…

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Merino wool: the wonder fabric all new parents need to know about

As an adult, I’ve long been aware of the amazing comfort and luxury of merino wool. But it was only after becoming a parent that I discovered all the truly magical and varied benefits that merino also offers for our babies. Let me explain… As you’ve probably heard, temperature control is seriously important when it comes to newborns. You see,…

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