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Fame! I’m gonna live forever!

A couple of months ago The Husband was interviewed for a piece in the Living and Loving magazine about him choosing to be a stay-at-home dad. I’ve written about this before but this is from his POV. Georgina Guedes who interviewed him wrote a beautiful article and it’s in this month’s issue. It’s on the shelves right now! So go out and buy it!

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Teething is the actual worst!

The Munchkin’s bottom two teeth came out with as little fan fair as possible. One day they were just there. But these top two, oh my soul pancake! With him being sick last week there was one night where he woke up at: 12am, 1am, 2am, 3am, 4:30am and eventually 6am. But that was due to both teething and being sick. He’s recovered a lot now, he’s not having trouble breathing while he sleeps anymore. So now the only thing it can possibly be are those top 2 biters. The past  ...

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Sick and Tired

I’m typing this from bed. It’s 19:45, The Munchkin is asleep and I’m actually in bed before 8pm. Let me just take a moment to savour the peace. It’s been a rough few days for The Husband. I’ve been flat out with the flu and The Munchkin was diagnosed with a chest infection and a post nasal drip not to mention the teething on top of it all. Not that you’d be able to tell with all the energy he has and how just incredibly happy he’s been. If it  ...

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Why the label?

I don’t understand the need to label what kind of parent you are. Growing up my parents were just my parents. Later on when my cousin had a baby she was just a mommy. I didn’t know there were types of parents. Well, let me tell you… the internet learned me a thing! I saw this on someone’s Twitter bio: “AP•ERF•EBF•BLW“ Excuse me, what now? Let me explain (Google helped me): AP = Attachment Parenting ERF = Extended Rear Facing EBF = Exclusively Breastfed  ...

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