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The real cost of costly childcare

July 3, 2012
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When it comes to choosing to have a baby, our finances of course play their part, but not having a choice when it comes to going back to work, due to the astronomical costs of childcare in the UK, is quite a depressing reality. Contraception gives us a choice when it comes to the...

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Paradise Found

May 23, 2012
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Knoll House

Ok so Studland in Dorset, while lovely, is not what you’d first think of as paradise. It’s not your idilic tropical island with all the warmth and the crystal blue sea and allure of a foreign land anyway. But, if you’re a parent looking for a relaxing break without the hassle of travel then...

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Trying not to lose it

April 4, 2012
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The other day I lost Arthur’s coat – it was a mild day and I had slung it over my bag as we walked back from the park, which means it probably fell off somewhere en route. I do hope some lovely little boy is wearing it now rather than it lying in a...

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Give yourself a (mini) break

March 19, 2012
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This is the time of year when getting away, or planning to get away, is at the forefront of our minds (although to be honest it was always at the forefront of my mind in Arthur’s first year…) Unfortunately, if you’re not blessed with qualified grandparents, then you have no option but to take...

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The wonderful world of weaning

March 2, 2012
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Weaning is a big deal, there’s no doubt about it. It’s the first time you have to really think about what you’re putting in your baby that doesn’t involve a bottle or a boob. Having said that, it really isn’t worth getting too stressed about it – and I mean this from experience. At...

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The weekend’s all wrapped up

February 8, 2012
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Arthur putting his JoJo gear to good use!

I’ve begun to realise that life with a baby is one bumpy ride of good patches and bad – often nothing to do with the baby but life in general – and that I am now most definitely in a good patch. Casting aside the challenges of teething, illness and lack of sleep which...

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What You Can Expect From A JoJo Shoot

January 27, 2012
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Arthur posing for the camera

When Arthur was eight months old, a chance meeting with Laura in a pub last summer opened up a whole new world to me. I’d been feeling a bit fed up with the daily monotony of life that a baby can bring, and because Arthur was still yet to sleep through the night, I...

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Hello From JoJo Mum

January 25, 2012
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Rebecca and Arthur

These first 18 months of motherhood have been a roller coaster-ride to say the least, but a definite highlight was meeting Laura, which would never have happened if it wasn’t for my Arthur being so cute! I’m loving this opportunity to discuss lots of baby-related news and views – and receive all your comments...

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