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I became a parent in November 2009 and, as the cliché goes, my world turned upside down. PHP posts turned to pregnancy, midnight gaming turned to midnight (and 1am, and 2am, and ...) feeds. Here lies documented tales of poop, boobs, toddler tantrums and the nitty gritty that goes with being Mum.

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Last Minute Holiday

It was decided at about 9pm last Thursday that a short holiday was in order, last minute booking of a family style resort in Wales ensued. Date to leave? The morning after! Nothing like forward planning… ;) Isabel seemed to enjoy herself, and got to…

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It’s all too much

Juggling so much at the minute. Constantly teething baby (she’s currently on her 4th tooth) coupled with crawling, dropping feeds and reverse cycling, plus she bit me for the first time last night :( / surprise visit from my Dad / work pressure (do I…

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Cloth Nappies: Day Three

The last day of my experiment (yesterday) was a resounding success. Isabel was in cloth (just ordinary terries) all day until bedtime; we went out to the park for a bit, went to the shop and no leakages. I’m really impressed with how well they…

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Cloth Nappies: Day Two

Non-parenting readers will have to bear with me while I complete my experiment ;) Yesterday Izz spent most of the day in cloth, with no leakages! My mum picked me up late morning and we went to Boots to get some terries/pins/waterproof pants (until I…

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Cloth Nappies: Day One

A couple of weeks ago, I sat down and worked out how much we’ve spent on disposable nappies in 7 months. It turned out to be some ridiculously huge figure like £120. As Izz gets bigger and the size of the nappies get bigger, the…

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Growing So Fast

I realised earlier that I’ve not updated on Isabel in a while. I tend to assume you all know what’s going on in my daily life, which is a ridiculous notion even if I do tweet about it a lot. So, Izz is 6 months…

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