How do you start your morning?

I would be the first to admit that I am not an early morning person, in the sense that I am not someone that jumps out of bed at 6 am ready to tackle the world with a spring in my step and a glint in my eye.  In fact I was quite worried (ok…

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Have I spawned a shopper?!

Now I will confess, I am not your typical consumer.  The notion of heading off to the local shopping mall on a regular basis has not been activated in my DNA, it is not something that fills me with the thrill of living.  

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My current definition of what the phuck?!

Heard my daughter awaken from her night’s sleep.  As per routine I glance at my iPhone for the time, 6.20 am, that’s not too bad, wishfully would prefer later for a Saturday morning.  Her father beside me is already awake, slightly unusual.  He makes some comment about it being early.  Head downstairs, give little missy…

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The joy of technology for family afar

It is rather wry that something I have for work, the increased use and value of, has come from not being at work. Three months and 1 day ago our bundle of joy was born. Three months ago was the first time she got on the Skype bandwagon.  

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A thought for those reliant on four wheels

As a new mother with a pushchair becoming an extension of my two arms, my view of the world has changed. Particularly for those who are reliant on four wheels as their only mode of transport. I have been surprised by how small things on footpaths/side-walks can be a minor nuisance through to a significant…

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Daughter turns six weeks old and celebrates by ending up kicked out of her first venue!

The wee lassie turned 6 weeks yesterday. A big day as this coincided with Dad’s longest stint out of the house, and my post-delivery check up, from which she got us kicked out! Sweet cranky pants does not seem to be a morning girl currently (gets this from both parents I expect!), so we were…

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Tracking my baby with an iPhone app

Like a person at work who was using an iPhone app for birth control (which resulted in a baby!), I am using an iPhone app to track my baby. I am not sure what that comparison means for the outcome of my baby! Now being a cheap skate it is a free app. But it…

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