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Thank Goodness For Charity Shops

We went to a shopping centre the other day so I could try and find some trousers and I could put away my maternity clothes ready for next time. I didn’t want to spend a great deal, partly because we have very little money, but

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Breastfeeding

I made the decision to breastfeed before Wilfred was born, it wasn’t even a decision really, it just made sense for us. For the purpose of the blog I thought I’d do some research on breastfeeding and then I got lazy and just looked at

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I Miss Beautiful Underwear

I adore underwear. I have a large bust so have trouble finding decent stuff that fits and is pretty. I don’t spend much money on clothes but I always did spend money on underwear and it has to matching. Years ago I discovered Rigby and

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My First Day Alone

My first day alone with the children ended up being delayed as I had forgotten that my mother and step-father were coming to visit. We had a wonderful couple of days, it was great having support and help with the children. We went out to

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Baby Wearing

I usually transport the baby in the big pram, but from time to time the sling comes in useful. I recently disovered that some people call carrying the baby around in the sling ‘baby wearing’. There are things I like about using the sling and

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Not sure I’m ready for this…

Tomorrow my partner returns to work after 2 weeks of paternity leave plus a couple of day’s holiday. My eldest child is 12 years old and will be at school all day, this can either been seen as a blessing (one less child to give

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Cleaning and Scrubbing

When I was little my Mum had a quiche dish on the wall, I always loved it and when I had my last baby she gave it to me to hang on my kitchen wall. It’s a bit of 1970s (or possibly ‘80s) kitsch. It