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I regard myself as rather spoilt by the universe with this parenting gig. Elena has been so easy to mother. She sleeps and laughs and is a general delight (well, usually!). I had been lulled into a false sense of … Continue reading

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A happy routine-free existence

We’re pottering along enjoying our current routine-free, mostly-commitment-free existence. Alex is on paternity leave, Elena’s child care is closed and I’m just on breastfeeding duty. This all adds up to not a lot that we *have* to do. Our days … Continue reading


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A little too much activity, perhaps?

Well, yesterday didn’t quite turn out as planned. I had been having cramps in my bump for a few days which were getting worse and worse. I rang my midwife who asked me to head in to the hospital to … Continue reading

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Cheeky beginnings

As I made a cheeky comment on a dear friend’s blog this evening exhorting her to post more, it struck me that perhaps I should start putting pen to paper (so to speak) so I can share my life with … Continue reading

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