Category: Parenting

Is 19 months our magic number?

I realised the other day that Archie is now 19 months old. The same age Henry was when we decided to have another baby…apparently we chose the right moment because we fell pregnant on my first cycle. There’s about 27 months between them and now that Archie is older, the age gap is perfect. They…
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Easter 2018 – which egg hunts did we go on?

If you read Gareth’s post on Ostara, you’ll know that we don’t celebrate Easter on Easter Sunday. Our celebration is on the Spring Equinox because Gareth is a Pagan. But that doesn’t mean that we completely ignore the long weekend surrounding Easter. With the shops full of eggs and the promise of hunting them, I…
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Bye bye breastfeeding

Nearly a week ago, Archie had his last breastfeed. It’s the perfect memory. It was about 5am and he’d come into our bed after sleeping all night. He still looked tired so we snuggled down under the warm duvet and he fed back to sleep. We were both half asleep and when we woke for…
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Our travel plans for 2018

We decided to have Henry 6 months into our relationship. When you know, you know. So we didn’t get to travel much as a couple, the furthest we went was London to see a comedian and we stayed overnight. And even then, I was 34 weeks pregnant so we weren’t totally alone! But just because…
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My Mothers Day 2018

In the UK, we celebrated Mothers Day on Sunday 11th March. I know it’s different to most countries but I didn’t know why until I came to write this post. Apparently, it’s still linked to the Christian calendar. Christians would visit their “mother church” during Lent and this usually took place on the fourth Sunday…
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