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Posts from the ‘Pregnancy and Parenting’ Category

Our new kitchen!

Phone calls we made, plans we drawn up, plastic groceries were bought. All of Tina Sparkles urban planning skills were put to the test, I mean we hardly have room for our own kitchen, let alone a kitchen within a kitchen.

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Boy, girl or chicken?

There are many very scientific methods of gender prediction, mainly based on old wives tales and all of which have been proven to be 100% correct. And considering I'm an old wife, I totally love thinking about it.

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Worth their weight or just worthless?

What the articles don't tell you is that you will have the change bag with you, every day for the next 2 to 3 years and if you add another bub to the mix while you're at it, you will be looking at that thing for a decade.

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Should stay-at-home mums be banned? part 2

She comes home singing little Swedish songs of which I have no clue to what she is trying to sing. I don’t think she has much of clue either judging by her ad hoc avant garde Bartok inspired melodies she comes up with.

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Should stay-at-home mums be banned?

The time had arrived. Our paternity money had run out and our bank manager thought it best that we both return to full-time work. It was time to look at day care options...

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Spring into the weekend!

Sweet scents, the beauty of flavours that ignite and delight. And the exploration of sunshine. I’m out of bed and ready to dance in the garden of springtime Sweden.

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Lord Braxton, stop trying to get me into bed!

“I think I’m having contractions” I said to TSH, “and I’m not talking about a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word”.

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More, I’d rather just have sex with my husband

At the end of the session I go in to see Dr Nie and she asks me, ‘Do you have red wine at home?’ Finally, a doctor whom asks the right questions!

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Again, I’d rather just have sex with my husband

Moxa is a slow burning something or rather that looks like a cigar and smells like pot. I wish it was pot, at least that would be fun.

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Spring Fling Awakens in Light

Just when you about to slit your wrists and you can’t take it anymore, darkness turns to light and all is right with the world again. Flowers bud, the birds find their melodies again and piles of scarves and hats can be forcibly pushed back into your IKEA wardrobe.

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