Tag Archives: family

fake it ’til you make it

The most memorable piece of parenting advice my dad gave me is also the one I fall back on most frequently. I think it’s actually one of The Parent’s best-kept secrets, and I’m going to share it with you. Prepare … Continue reading

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the new normal

   How long did it take you to get back to normal after having your baby? It’s a question I hear frequently from brand-new parents, often with a hint of desperation. I’m not sure how to tell them that, nearly … Continue reading

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savouring the moment

I was talking with a friend last week, whose eldest daughter starts primary school this month. I asked her the usual questions – how are you feeling about it? will you miss her? – and her reply really got me … Continue reading

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adventures in twinwearing

When I found out I was going to have twins, one of the things I was most excited about was trying out slings with two babies. I learned a lot about tandem babywearing during my School of Babywearing peer support … Continue reading

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review: bluestone national park resort

Earlier this year I was invited to become a Bluestone Blogger, which involved reviewing a midweek break at the Bluestone National Park Resort. The twins were about 3 months old at the time and I jumped at the chance to … Continue reading

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what we did: holidays

1. View from the seafront in Tenby. 2. Crab sandwiches and ice cream at The Stowaway Coffee Co. 3. Trying to lift a skeleton at The Dinosaur Park. 4. Showing Lucas how to beachcomb in Solva. 5. Giving tired legs a rest … Continue reading

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the brown-eyed boy who changed my world for good

Last week our eldest child turned three. Every parent says it – I can’t believe how quickly time passes now that I have children. I’m concurrently waiting impatiently for whatever phase they’re going through to pass, and wanting time to … Continue reading

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what we did: bramhall park

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3 months: aurora and jake

Continuing the tradition I started with Lucas, I grabbed my camera last weekend while the babies were in good moods, and took their three-month photos.

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what we did: afternoon at lyme park

Photos courtesy of my very clever husband.

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