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Motherhood

When did I become that mum?

When did I become that mum that would rather clean up her mess than stop her making it? When I follow her around the supermarket saying ‘Sorry’ and ‘Just go around’ versus wrestling her into the trolley? Where I end up buying the jar of sprinkles she’s been using as maracas during the entire shopping...
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Babywearing for the win…

As its International Baby Wearing Week I thought I should sing the praises of baby wearing… The theme for International Babywearing Week’s  ninth annual celebration is Threaded Together. The inspiration for the theme comes from the many different threads that when combined through the weaving process form all of the carriers we use. All of these...
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What not to buy for your new baby

I have a theory that people go back for more kids to average out the cost per child. 😛  There is also a lot of marketing out there that’s sole purpose is to make you feel guilty if you’ve not purchased the best (read: expensive) and many, many items for your darling new arrival and it’s...
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What I wish I knew on surviving baby sleep…

There are two pieces of advice I would share with new mums that allowed me to survive (I was going to say cope, but lets be honest, it’s survive) and to regain some semblance of sanity after having a baby… The caveat: I’m no expert and do not know your personal circumstance – take any...
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Huzzah – we kept her alive for a year!

Is that weird?  That the first thing that comes to my mind is not ‘Happy First Birthday Baby’ but ‘Woot – we managed to keep you alive for a year!’  And is it worse that the second thing that comes to mind is that we are celebrating the anniversary of not sleeping through the night?...
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Camera – tick, baby – tick!

When I’m packing for a photo shoot the night prior I do all the usual things – charge and change batteries, check equipment, double check the time and location, pack backups to my backups and then a few not so usual things like adding the baby carrier, filling the wow cup and throwing in the...
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