Category Archives: General

New Year’s Eve

I don’t usually mark New Year but this year has seen a lot happen to us and I haven’t found (or made) time to record it. I do intend to write about the things we’ve been going through – I … Continue reading

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Beginning Babywearing

Today I went to the LincolnMums baby & toddler event at St. Marks in Lincoln. It’s still on tomorrow (Sunday 30th June) so if you’re nearby do go along. It was lovely. Unfortunately Ted didn’t enjoy it quite as much … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas to all those of you who read Stitches & Stretchmarks regularly; to those of you who come along every now and again to see what we’ve been up to; and to those of you who have stumbled across … Continue reading

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Raising Kids With Love

Over the past couple of months I’ve been dipping in and out of a book called Kiss Me which purports to be a guide to help you raise your kids with love. I started reading it because I heard good … Continue reading

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Leap Day

Tomorrow is the one day in four years that, tradition dictates, women can propose to men. Apparently Leap Day was designated the day for women to take control thanks to an agreement between St Bridget and St Patrick in Ireland, … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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2012

New year’s eve 2010 I was in hospital fearing that I was losing my baby. On new year’s day 2011 I knew he was hanging on. New year’s eve 2011 I put that little boy in his bed knowing full … Continue reading

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Baby products I couldn’t live without

Since Ted was born I’ve bought so much stuff and some of it was utterly useless (and expensive) but every now and again I find a real gem. Some of those gems are collected together here for the benefit of … Continue reading

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Responsibility

Sometimes I forget that I’m responsible for someone else. Usually when Ted’s asleep. I forget that I can’t just go back to bed if I’ve had a rubbish night or stay on the sofa watching films and eating crisps. Maybe … Continue reading

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Whose stitches are these?

Stitches & Stretchmarks is the story of my journey through pregnancy and childbirth into parenting. When I was pregnant I realised just how fond women are of terrifying each other with horrific tales of childbirth disasters and the promise of … Continue reading

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