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Raising a sensitive child.

sensitive child

I’ll start by saying Grayson is an absolute diamond, that as his mum he can do no wrong in my eyes and that I love him with my whole heart regardless of who he is and what he does. This post isn’t me in any way criticising sensitive children, if …

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2 years.

Grayson beach

Grayson is officially 2 years old as of today (technically as of 7:50 tonight, but that would just be mean!) and what a wild 2 years it’s been. I remember bringing this tiny little baby home and just thinking “what now?”. I’d never been able to keep a plant alive, …

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Parents aren’t invincible.

Ash Grayson

The other week I was telling a friend how I’d had a really bad migraine the night before, and that because I was solo parenting at the time I told Grayson that my head was hurting and that I wouldn’t be a able to play as much. My friend then …

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New Dad Advice – Some top tips and advice for new (or not so new) Dads

New dad advice - Me and my dude

I recently did a guest post for Eddie at Yorkie…not just for dads – and it made me think about the days / weeks immediately after Graysons birth – and how I (hopefully) helped Ash get through (probably) the most traumatic times of her life so far. In lieu of …

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Why we’re considering putting our child into nursery.

Grayson

We’ve been lucky enough to have grandparents live close by enough to look after Grayson whilst I work part time and Mark works full time, Grayson turns 2 in April and the fact we’ve been lucky enough to keep him out of any childcare for that long is something we’re …

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My biggest issue with Thomas Markle.

Thomas Markle

I’ve really tried to bite my tongue with all the stories surrounding Meghan Markle and her family, but more specifically her father. However, it’s left me with so many mixed emotions and frustrations that I finally felt I needed to put it down somewhere. I’m not going to include any …

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A reintroduction to us.

Family

Well hello there! This post might come across like a bit of a random one, but after Mark’s previous post we’ve had a large amount of new readers pop up on our blog and so we felt it was only right to introduce ourselves again. However, we wanted to keep …

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Goals for 2020.

We’re into the last 24 hours of the decade, and so it’s only fitting to have our last post of 2019 being all about our goals for 2020. Some are individual goals, and some are joint ones that we want to achieve. Blog more (joint goal). We aren’t actually that …

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The importance of being a team when you become parents.

I know from different experiences, that when you have children it can sometimes be difficult to remain a team with your partner. If you haven’t discussed it beforehand, you could find that you have very different ideas of how you want to bring your children up or you may find …

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