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Nosferatu

Some say the origin of the vampire stories is sexual repression in Victorian times, that it is a thinly veiled analogy of lust, sex and being swept away in the tide of desire. Not so, I tell you. Nosferatu is … Continue reading

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What children teach me about God

After a time away from blogging (I could claim I was busy, but actually I discovered mother and baby cinema in Greenwich) I am returning to you with a thoughtful post. It’s a faith based post so if you’d rather … Continue reading

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A new approach to weaning babies

There are two main schools of thought for how to wean your baby.  One is the “traditional” spoon feeding method, where you give your baby spoonfuls of pureed food, starting with just a few tastes and going up to a … Continue reading

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Squidgey and Bobblehead

Darren and I thought long and hard about the names for our sons.  We wanted names that would be recognised but not too of the moment, names with meaning, names which sounded balanced with our surname. Which is a shame, … Continue reading

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I love 10!

Dear reader, I am pleased to tell you I am writing from my new house – number 10.  We moved on Friday 8th June and have been living out of boxes ever since.  But we found the essentials (underware, shampoo, … Continue reading

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Baby bats and reflux

Samuel seems to have developed reflux, which is quite common at his age.  He spends a lot of the afternoon and evening arching his back and crying in pain, then being sick.  It is caused by an immature sphincter muscle … Continue reading

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Which is harder – staying at home or going to work?

A bit of a follow up to my last post. A week ago my parents were visiting.  I was chatting to my mum about how I was finding life having 2 children.  She rather pointedly commented that “yes, it’s quite … Continue reading

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