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An update

It’s been a long time since I’ve published anything here – although not a long time since I’ve written anything – and my friends have convinced me that it’s not disloyal to write about the things we’ve been experiencing. Originally … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Working and parenting and stressing and worrying

You may have noticed (or more likely have not) that I haven’t updated this blog for a long time, short of a few silent sundays. The reason is that I’ve gone back to work. And gone through the horribly stressful … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m a terrible parent

When I used to dream about becoming a Mum – and I did, regularly – I had something of a romantic vision of myself as fiercely protective and tirelessly supportive. I knew it was going to be hard at times … Continue reading

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Equal marriage

Nine year old niece: what does gay mean? Me: that men can love men and women can love women. Niece: like men and women love each other? Me: Yes, and now a man can marry a man or a woman … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2014

In 2012 I wrote about International Women’s Day because I’d only just started to think about it and understand the significance. But I wrote that I wasn’t a feminist, found gender stereotyping in children to be acceptable and didn’t object … Continue reading

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Guilt, feeling judged and more guilt

On Tuesday mornings Ted and I go to PEEP. It’s a chance for him to meet other children and experience things we might not think of at home – this week, for example, there was a kind of homemade moon … Continue reading

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BabyWeavers highchair review

Last summer Ted and I reviewed the Stokke Tripp Trapp highchair for Kiddicare and absolutely loved it. It’s been in constant use since and encourages Ted to paint and play at the table independently. However, I have two boys now … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from me, Ted, Ben & BabyDaddy. See you in the new year!

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Ted discovers Ben!

Since Ben was born (eight weeks ago tomorrow!) Ted hasn’t really paid him much attention. In hospital he was more interested in his “thanks for being my big brother” present from Ben – a Buzz Lightyear. When we came home … Continue reading

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