Our second breastfeeding journey – one month in

Our second breastfeeding journey – one month in

I’m officially over a month into exclusively breastfeeding so I wanted to share some thoughts on what it’s been like the second time around. Ahead of Dexter’s arrival I wrote about my hopes and fears for breastfeeding this time around, especially after I had quite a rough time with breastfeeding…

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Surviving month one with a baby and a toddler

Surviving month one with a baby and a toddler

A whole month of being parents of two little boys. And it’s gone by so so fast. Especially those first two weeks! I know it’s a total cliche but kids really do make the days and weeks fly past, and it’s a bit of a catch 22. I’m so looking…

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Henry’s first month vs. Dexter’s first month

Henry’s first month vs. Dexter’s first month

I can’t believe Henry has been in our lives for over a month. It might sound like a cliche but boy has it flown by! And another cliche, I can’t imagine life without him! Henry is a gorgeous and lovely little boy. He’s literally the cuddliest boy especially chest to…

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Getting out and about with two littles with Buggy Board

Getting out and about with two littles with Buggy Board

Review post* Getting out and about with two kids that are both under three, and to be frank, almost under two (Henry’s second birthday was two and a half weeks ahead of Dexter’s birth) can be a bit of a struggle. Henry is a pretty strong willed character and mightily…

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Our home water birth experience with Dexter

Our home water birth experience with Dexter

If you’d asked me six months ago what my birth plan was for our second baby, all I could commit to was a water birth, most likely at our local midwife led unit. However at 34 ish weeks we made the decision to go for a home birth. And this…

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Planning a home birth

Planning a home birth

During pregnancy there’s always the thought at the back of your mind of how exactly you’re going to bring a new life into the world. And to be honest, that doesn’t change when you have your second. Just this time you have a little more awareness on what can happen,…

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What’s in our just-in-case hospital bag and toddler bag

What’s in our just-in-case hospital bag and toddler bag

For our second baby boy, we have a home birth planned, so the bulk of my recent planning has been around ensuring we have everything we need in the house to bring baby boy into the world. However, that doesn’t mean we’re off the hook for bag packing! Ever the…

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