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51 weeks & early birthday party

I have to just take the plunge and write a quick post because I miss this community! My posts will probably be shorter and less reflective, and more about Gia and wedding updates, but I’m going to try to be more active. 313 more words

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What do I need to do if I suspect my child has a cow’s milk allergy?

Last week I wrote a blog on cow’s milk allergy, which I had quite a bit of response on. I thought it is useful to follow this up as promised with a blog entry on what to do if you suspect your child has cow’s milk allergy. 517 more words

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Wedding Plans!

We’re finally planning our wedding! We really committed to our six weeks of DIY couples therapy, which has improved our interactions a lot. We got excited about wedding planning and have come up with an affordable and fun weekend plan. 453 more words

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Baby Led Weaning (BLW) - When to use?

There is almost not a week going by without parents asking me about the BLW approach. For those of you that do not know this approach it was developed by Jill Rapley, a UK qualified health visitor that suggested starting with soft pieces of food from 6 months of age – meaning you jump the whole puree phase and babies just start by feeding themselves. 336 more words

Swimming!


Gia has been in swim lessons for three Saturday’s now at The Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. It’s two outdoor pools with a gorgeous mountain backdrop. … 172 more words

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8 Months

Better post this before the 9-month mark!

This month has been a game changer in terms of both physical and cognitive development. Gia’s movements, social interactions and interests have taken a huge leap! 512 more words

Tastes, textures and colours during weaning

Eating for us and for babies is a sensory experience, which is often forgotten. I frequently hear that a food is rejected because of the taste, but it could actually be the texture, the temperature, the colour of the food and also the environment that leads to rejection. 425 more words