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To any parent who’s experienced it, the word ‘colic’ will make them flinch more than if you’d used the other C word. I’ve learnt that the hard way. 671 more words

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The health visitor advised us not to take our newborn out to cafes or restaurants for the first 6 weeks. It was the middle of winter and everyone had colds, so the risk of him catching something was quite high. 888 more words

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The hours immediately after Ethan was born are a bit of an epidural-induced blur. In fact, I’ve just realised I have no idea how I got from the operating theatre to the ward or even who had Ethan at the time. 1,330 more words

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Let’s rewind for a minute; Three and a half years ago I was single and very aware that I was in my late twenties and my life plan was not, well, going to plan. 1,146 more words

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Why Pineapples?

Even I am not quiet sure how my obsession with pineapples has brought me here…

I can’t explain why I’ve always kind of liked them aesthetically, I think perhaps because I was a shy timid child I always admired strong characters they always seemed more popular whilst life was passing me by. 206 more words

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Fathers Day

Happy Father’s Day!

As social media is filling up with heartfelt declarations of love and gratitude…(ahem)

I was thinking how men are a little unappreciated on the parenting front… my boys dad is as hard working out of the house as he is at home. 332 more words

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Hey just thought I’d seize the opportunity to post my first blog, even though I’m still in the mists of setting up my account…

I am Jo, a mother to four boys! 44 more words

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