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 20 weeks! My Folks, Sleep Regression and Pictures!

Well, almost! Can’t believe Junior will be 5 months next week!

My maternity leave is slowly coming to an end… Mixed feelings really. I miss going to work (not that I’m a morning person though), tasking my brain and knowing that I’m working towards taking my career to the next level, that’s exciting for me so I’m looking forward to that! But also knowing that very soon my baby boy will be crawling and running everywhere and my cuddle time will be slashed in half… well, I don’t want to think about it!

Anyway, what has been going on here? For one thing, my folks are in town!!! Yipppeeeeee!

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Child Hallucinations and Dealing with it

Life has a funny way of throwing interesting things at you when it comes to being a parent! Last night was one of those days… Hubby and I probably only slept for about 4 hours due to this ‘child hallucination’ business… I’m just praying we’ve seen the last of this thing because I don’t want to go through it again!

So what happened?

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Baby/Family Photoshoot at 16 weeks

When I had my maternity photoshoot I signed up for two sessions, a before and after session if you like. We were supposed to have those really early baby shoots where the baby is asleep and placed in all kind of crazy cute sleeping positions but what with family, colic and baby rash it got pushed to the back seat. 4 months later we finally got around to baby shoot and the pictures are well worth it!

It’s really going to be hard to decide which will be enlarged in the near future! But here are some of my favourites from the day!

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Trying for a Baby Boy – Myth or Fact?

After we had Aj about 10 months after getting married we knew we wanted a break – at least 3-4 years gap before we’d try again. We also both knew we would love a boy, one of each to complete our family but the ‘plan’ was to stop at two either way. In between the 3 year gap I stumbled upon an article on how to have a baby boy… Interesting, I thought!

Let’s just say I read it thoroughly, researched some more then we ‘practised’ it and the rest as they say is history…

I like to think of myself as a nice person (haha) so I thought I’d share what we did! Obviously, I feel I have to put a disclosure here and state I am not a medical practitioner and there are no guarantees on whether it’ll work or not but what have you got to lose, right…? (more…)

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Chicco Next to Me Cot, Medela Swing and 4Moms MamaRoo – My Best Baby Buys

When we decided to try for Junior hubby and I promised said we won’t buy much baby items aside from basics like clothing and nappies since this was our second time around, that went out the window fast! Don’t get me wrong, we definitely weren’t going to buy a new travel system or a baby monitor again but let’s just say some other things caught our eyes, so in no particular here are three of my favourite baby best buys…

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Junior at 12 weeks – He’s Growing too Fast

Junior turns 12 weeks this week and I feel I need to just get it out there, I am truly thankful for having a good baby. I feel it’s only right I should say this now so that if my sweet baby changes overnight I can look back on happy posts like this and know I had it good at one time and hopefully I’d see such days again! :) (more…)

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Junior at 6 weeks – The Colic Attack

A lot has been going on around here, the major one being colic… The dreaded colic attack!

Aj never had colic so I only heard about it but never really experienced it, thankfully I had been warned! Based on the little I’ve seen with it, I have to agree, colic is not a nice thing for a child to go through…

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