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Full term | Sympathy Pains

Jun 17 2014

I got a nice email from The Baby Centre last week which read

At the end of this week, you’re going to reach an important pregnancy milestone: your baby will be considered full-term. That means you could give birth any day now. Walking may become increasingly uncomfortable. Some mums-to-be say it feels as if their baby is going to fall out! 

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Rain | Weekly Photography Challenge

Jun 13 2014

It’s nearly Wimbledon time and you know what that means…..rain. Just when we are starting to feel that summer is upon us the heavens open and along come the downpours. 

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The breastfeeding talk – With my Mum

Jun 11 2014

Last week I popped round my mum’s house for a cup of tea. The plan was to say hello, give her a bump update and lay down the ground rules for birth and baby visitation.
In our NCT class last Tuesday we had two visiting dads who both suggested that it might be a good idea to keep visitors (like new grandparents) at bay for a day or two when you get back from the hospital.

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Lensbaby Photos | Weekly photography challenge

Jun 06 2014

There are plenty of different speciality lenses available which help you create all sorts of weird and wonderful effects in-camera but Lensbaby has to be my favourite. A few years ago I brought myself a Lensbaby Composer and from time to time I still take it out for a bit of fun. 

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A lesson in marketing to pregnant women

Jun 04 2014

Before I share this important lesson in marketing to expectant mothers I have to share one of my biggest marketing pet hates.
Self congratulatory promotion based on celebrating random acts of kindness.

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