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Oh god no, she's definitely my last baby...

I’ll be honest, after my first labour the idea of another child made me feel sick to my stomach. I waddled into the labour ward as 1 whole person feeling like i was on the brink of death.. 435 more words


The first "talk" with my 4 year old

Today while clearing out my history on “YouTube“, I noticed a few cartoons that my son’s been watching. They werent completely inappropriate, but they definitely aren’t the type of cartoons I would like for him to watch. 715 more words

Pancake day and durians

No, not today. I remember making pancakes with my mom on what I presume was a Shrove Tuesday. The thick batter mix. Tossing the pancakes to turn them over and cook them on the other side when one side was brown. 492 more words


Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Father of the Essay


12th Great Grandfather

Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (French pronunciation: ), February 28, 1533 – September 13, 1592, was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism. 256 more words


Benjamin Coursen, owner of Fordham


7th Great Grandfather

Benjamin Coursen (sometimes written Corsa) was born at the royal Manor of Fordham, Westchester County, New York. He owned the Rose Hill house (now part of Fordham University) but apparently sold the property at the end of the Revolutionary War. 94 more words


Finnish Baby Boxes

Before 1938, Finland had one of the highest infant mortality rates in the Western world, with 65/1,000 children . In 1938 the government decided to respond to this by starting to give out baby boxes to expectant mothers. 575 more words