• Late to the party

    July 22, 2015

    This summer, about three hundred years after everyone else, I finally bought myself some Saltwater sandals (they’re the ones that look like toddler shoes that everyone’s been raving about for ages). And guess what? They’re brilliant, who’d have thought? I don’t know why it took so long – I’ve had them in my virtual shopping…

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  • Counting sheep, newborn sleep and second babies

    August 20, 2014

    “My baby won’t sleep in the Moses basket…help!” I remember saying to the midwife when she visited the house, about 12 hours after our return from hospital. She gave me a sympathetic but knowing look, before saying “Yes…that’s perfectly normal.” In my just delivered, highly hormonal and not-slept state I was stunned. Did this mean…

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