Baby on board?

pregnancy

One of the most amazing miracles of life is that as women, we get to carry our children inside us, but while pregnancy is a happy and expectant time, it can also be freight with problems and issues, here are just a few: Preconception OK, so before we got on to the stages of pregnancy, […]

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What’s new? Toys for pre-schoolers

toys for pre-schoolers

Toys: the good, the bad and the awful Over the years since I first became a parent I’ve seen a lot of toys. Some great, some alright and some utterly shocking ones. I’ve bought some things for the children that have lasted for years and a few things that haven’t lasted much more than five […]

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The pregnancy problem no one talks about

pregnancy

So you’ve seen those little blue lines on your pregnancy test, you are over the moon. You’ve made it through an anxious first trimester, perhaps dealt with horrific morning sickness, or even had a bit of a scare. You’ve started to look more pregnant and maybe you are beginning to enjoy the experience a bit […]

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Common health issues in pregnancy

When you find out you are pregnant, for most people, it’s a wonderful time. After all, you are bringing a new life into the world. However, pregnancy isn’t an easy time for a mum-to-be. Your body is going through so many changes which can bring you a lot of discomfort. Here are some common health […]

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My last baby

my last baby

A few weeks ago I took this photo of my youngest looking out of the window of a canal boat. The more I look at it, the more grown up I think he looks, and the more I realise that he’s really not a baby anymore. As the youngest of four he has a massive advantage […]

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