So Emotional

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Gosh, what a ride the last fourteen (count ’em!) months have been. A joyous, mostly-upward, sometimes stressful, occasionally terrifying ride. Perhaps inspired by my return to the hard-nosed world of work we’ve had a few cheerfully practical posts recently, so today I’m going … Continue reading

Nine months post-partum: everything you never realised having a baby was going to do to you (and nobody bothered to tell you)

Here's one we saved earlier

Scarlett turned nine months a couple of weeks ago, and this milestone got me thinking about all the changes that her first nine months brought about in her momma and the mums around me. To all my baby-carrying and new-baby-having friends … Continue reading

Getting so much better

It’s been five whole months since Scarlett arrived in the world and, to acknowledge a very well-worn cliché, that time really has passed in the blink of an eye. While it’s gone quickly, we’ve also seen some really huge changes in that time; and as I know we have readers with new babies and a couple on the way, now is a good time to reflect on all the things that are already distant memories and the things that are getting so much better all the time.

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