Category Archives: baby

How did that happen?

Not long ago I was the proud mother of a tiny newborn girl. Now, I’m the proud mother of a precocious two year old who loves fist bumps. What a full two years it has been! I feel like I’ve … Continue reading

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Five months today

Our little Hugo is five months old today! We’re going well, although Hugo’s sleep has been fairly dire for the last few nights. I’m sick, Elena is snotty and I’m fairly sure Hugo’s going to be the next one to … Continue reading

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Failure to thrive

Agh. Major life blips aren’t fun, are they? Hugo’s sleeping got to a crisis point, so he and I had a stay at sleep school this week with Alex staying with us overnight. It turns out that Hugo’s sleeping problem … Continue reading

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Damp, lazy day

Today was a lazy day. This morning was wet and dreary. I’m trying to stay home so Hugo can have his naps (we missed one yesterday and had a horrid night as a result), so some lovely friends and their … Continue reading

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Four months

Guess who is four months old today? And guess who rolled over for the first time today? That’s right – not-so-little Hugo! Booyah! It’s all so exhausting.

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Finding a (new) groove

I’ve read that moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do in life. After the last month, I must say I agree. There’s something disorienting about having to find everything new places, learning all about a … Continue reading

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We’re all moved in

I’m happy to report that we’re all moved in. It went smoothly – nothing got lost or broken and the actual moving part was over inside of four hours. We’re still surrounded by boxes, but we’ve unpacked the basics. We’re … Continue reading

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