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    Real Stories

    Becoming a parent after losing a parent

    Becoming a parent is the most magical privilege a person can be granted. Grief can cast an almighty dark cloud on what should be the brightest of days. My husband and I married in March 2014 and thought babies would follow close after. Instead we watched the big C take away the backbone of my […]

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    6 unquestionable truths when you’ve got a baby

    Despite starting the day clean and fresh, still with a hint of last night’s bath, your little one will end the day resembling a Dickensian street urchin- matted hair, unexplained stains and a face that looks like it’s never been near water. Babygros:You put one on every night but you’re guaranteed never to be able […]

  • Real Stories

    The Lining, The S*!t and The Wardrobe

    I’ve been toying with whether I would blog this one. I mean, River will one day grow up and read all that I’ve been writing and I guess only approve of 10 percent of it. This definitely falls in the “What were you thinking Mum?! My life is ruined when my friends see this” category […]


Planning Baby’s First Christmas

Baby’s First Christmas is such a whimsical, sentimental occasion! For such a special occasion, it’s good to have a plan of action – there are so many things to think of, and it can get overwhelming, especially when you’re a new parent and under lots of pressure… the mummies and daddies in our private group […]