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Falling Out Of Love With Breastfeeding

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This past couple of weeks I feel like I have been questioning myself a lot, about whether to return to work and when should I stop breastfeeding I had decided that once I returned to work, breastfeeding would gradually stop. I know legally work would have had to let me have time to express milk if I wanted […] Read more…

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Deciding Whether To Return To Work

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This past week I have been seriously lacking motivation with blogging. I write my posts when I go to bed as I don’t like spending the day on my iPad when it is just Lucas and I. When it has come to bed time, I’ve been too tired or just couldn’t be bothered going on […] Read more…

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Don’t Be So Quick To Judge

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Yesterday I saw an open letter that a lady had written to some people she had been judged by whilst out shopping with her daughter. In my working life I support people with learning disabilities including autism and pica and her words rang very true to me. Thank you Sammi for letting me share. Sammi […] Read more…

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Gentle Parenting

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If you have read some of my parenting rants such as Is he a good baby? and Sleep training, you will know that I am not one for believing in tough love and wanted to share Eve’s post from Freddie and I x I’m passionate about children being set boundaries without being scared that if they mess up they will […] Read more…

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Is he a good baby?

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The general questions when waiting in a queue with Lucas from the people next to me have been, how old is he, what’s his name and is he good? I smile politely and say yes he is but really I want to ask what defines a good baby? What would a 7 month old baby […] Read more…

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Advice for my pre-pregnancy self

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Things I wish I had been told when I was pregnant… 1) Strangers touch your bump, some before asking. After this, they go to stroke your baby’s head like they are a pet or doll. 2) Make the most of sleep before you get to six months pregnant because after that the sleepless nights begin. […] Read more…

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Isn’t breastfeeding normal? Lets not sensationalise

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When I was in the shop yesterday, I noticed on the front page of one of the newspapers was a photo of a celebrity breastfeeding with the headline ‘exclusive shock pics’. The article that followed is one of pro-breastfeeding, saying it is normal and natural. However, does the headline shock pictures not portray it as […] Read more…

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Sleep training

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Lucas and I were getting changed after swimming yesterday, there were two other mums talking about bed time routines and sleep training. One was saying how she had left her baby to cry for 40 minutes and then her partner went in, picked the baby up and ruined it as she had managed to last […] Read more…

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