The first five months of parenthood

The first five months of parenthood

Next week Alba will be five months’ old – a milestone that seems wonderful and surreal all at once.  Over the last few weeks I feel that more than ever she’s changed from being a small baby to a mini…

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Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

A few years ago I was on the beach in Fuerteventura, splashing around in the surf, when a huge wave appeared and completely knocked me off my feet.  When I finally dragged myself back onto the beach I realised that…

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My Nursery Essentials

My Nursery Essentials

Since Alba was born we’ve spent an inordinate amount of time researching baby and toddler products and then trying various items to see what she likes and what we deem essential.  So much of it has been trial and error;…

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Framing memories

Framing memories

Well – I can’t believe it’s been three months since my last post, except of course I can believe it, because since that post we welcomed into the world little Alba June, who is now 10 weeks old and the perfect,…

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My pregnancy must-haves (and what you don’t need to buy)

My pregnancy must-haves (and what you don’…

One thing I have found since being pregnant is that it makes you a real target for marketing and advertising.  You can barely open instagram without being served another advert for a must-have cream, supplement or pillow that are heralded…

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