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Should Mum Always Be Bad Cop?

A theme has developed as part of our ever-changing family dynamic. My wife is the one who administers the medicine while our daughter squirms like an otter. She also seems to be the one blowing baby’s nose, cutting nails, and wrestling to get her curly hair into bunches, which look super-cute by the way. To avoid any further punishments and discomfort, she toddles to me as fast as her chubby little legs will carry her. In her eyes, I’m the Good Cop. This doesn’t seem fair  ...

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My 30-day Sea-Licious Challenge

#Spons Aside from my daily multivitamins, I’m pretty bad at taking any supplements. To be honest, I only take them because they’re basically candy.   I know we’re constantly reminded that a balanced diet is the key to a healthy life, but living that mantra isn’t always the easiest thing.  ...

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Baby vs Toddler – Who Knew?

In the run up to the end of my wife’s pregnancy, everyone was a mixture of soundbite advice and warnings that it’s going to get so hard, while they smirked in reminiscence that they’ve passed that stage of their life. Of course, there’s everything to learn, sleep  ...

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The Bedtime Routine (and contest)

Ah bedtime, the ever hopeful period where we hope that our little loves will just go to sleep. Please? *keep scrolling down for giveaway details* My tiny human has adopted (thanks to a week of sleep-training) a 7am wake-up and 8pm-ish bedtime with two (usually) naps in between. So, with around  ...

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