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Sometime during the month, I caught myself saying that Mia is not a baby anymore, she’s becoming a little girl. Time goes by so fast, but you just don’t know how fast until you wake up one morning and you find your little girl all dressed...

I’ve come to the shocking realisation that my little Mia is exactly like me in so many ways. I suddenly have a very deep level of understanding and compassion for my own parents and have been wondering this week how they ever managed to cope...

I’ve discovered that an exploring one-year-old can be like a volcano eruption.   It’s not about just looking at things anymore, it’s all about finding out how durable it is. If it can tear, it will be torn. Whatever is in the cupboard is now on the...

The words I seem to repeat over and over again this month, are: “You grow up too fast.” How did it happen that my wrinkly newborn, who drowned in her nappy, is now suddenly playing with her feet, splashing in the bath, interested in colourful...

There are two types of “wonder” in the world.   Parents experience both when they have kids. The first type of wonder is the marvel type – looking at your baby in absolute wonder and amazement. Even at this age, Mia is already reacting to her environment,...

I didn’t realise it before I became a parent, but parenthood comes with a bucket-load of emotions that is wonderfully unfamiliar, sometimes confusing, and overwhelming most of the time.   My emotions are a mess, so is my hair and my body – it must be the...

Somehow, getting through the first month of nurturing a baby is somewhat of a blur. Being in survival mode and getting used to the new dynamics with a baby in the house is what has filled my days.  To be honest, I feel clueless and...

Being blessed with the miracle of birth and holding your baby for the first time is something you have to experience in order to understand the full weight of the emotion and love that goes with this new season in one’s life. However, the fairy tale...