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Lessons in Babydom: A new day.

It’s a new a dawn And a new day And a new life for me And I’m feeling good I did warn you in the last post that the first lesson in babydom was very… Michael Buble.  I know, I know. It’s Nina Simone really, but can we just take a moment to appreciate Michael’s sweet crooning voice…? Ok,… Continue reading Lessons in Babydom: A new day.

Family Life · honesty · Parenting · pregnancy

TJ’s story – Part Two: Our Special Care baby.

I wrote here about how we met our baby boy.  I’d had my heart set on having him at home, surrounded by my family, but sometimes things just don’t go to plan, and I was whisked off to hospital in what felt like a drag-racing car with ambulance written on the side of it. I… Continue reading TJ’s story – Part Two: Our Special Care baby.

Family Life · honesty · Parenting · pregnancy

TJ’s story – Part One: Plans ‘gone wrong’.

Why share my baby’s birth story? I’ve thought long and hard about writing this.  Mostly because it’s not helpful for mums-to-be that read my blog to be flooded with the gory details of a birth that didn’t go to plan.  It’s not about putting on a pretence and running from the reality that it will hurt, we all know… Continue reading TJ’s story – Part One: Plans ‘gone wrong’.