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Nothing compares to you

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Who else feels their stress levels rise when they hear their little one crying?  Who else finds it difficult to leave their baby crying for more than a minute?  It’s tough, right?  We are their primary carers and therefore feel we have the responsibility to tend to their every whim and need.   When Poppi […]

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Ready or not

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“Ready or not…here I come…” is probably a phrase you have either said or heard many a time as a parent/uncle/auntie/grandparent…. Hide and seek is one of those games that features throughout childhood in many variations.  Starting with the classic peepo or peek-a-boo, to counting and hiding, to full-blown sardines in the dark.  So why […]

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Only Mummy

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It can be very challenging/frustrating when you just want to get something done so you give your bundle of joy to someone else for two minutes and they howl. Yet, as soon as you take them back in your arms they stop. Why can’t they just be happy with someone else for a minute? You’re […]

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Peepo

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“Peepo….peepo…” how many times have you said that to a baby in a high pitched voice and thought, why do they get so much enjoyment out of it?  On the other hand, how many times have you found yourself trying desperately to console an inconsolable friend’s baby whilst they have popped out of the room […]