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Relax & Sing, Wakefield

Relax & Sing, Wakefield

Every Thursday afternoon, Sienna and I walk five minutes down the road to a little community centre for her Relax and Sing (now called The Mummy Circle) session. It began as Baby Massage. More recently as she has started to do more than lay on her back and look slack, the sessions have evolved to “Active Baby” with singing, toys and sensory stimulation. Oh and cake, there is always cake and a cuppa.

What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

Like the little Shakespeare quote for the title? Now I’m no longer going to be a Drama teacher, I need to wedge the theatrical side of me into other stuff – ha ha! It’s actually just an intro to a baby names post! The line is from Romeo and Juliet: What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other word would smell as sweet; Juliet is stating that Romeo’s name is meaningless. A rose would still…

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The Guilt

The Guilt

Mum Guilt…that’s what a phone in on This Morning centred around. Stemming from the fact that one of the Kardashians had left her two month old baby to go to Coachella festival.

A “First” I’d Rather Forget.

A “First” I’d Rather Forget.

Saturday was my first day riding solo with two children. In addition to this we were having a dishwasher fitted (my life is changed for the better). The house was a dust ball, covered in kitchen equipment, tools etc. I got us all dressed and we went to the local soft play for a few hours. I didn’t expect for Lucas to experience his first bout of bullying! There are two things I will remember from this day: Once again my…

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