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Category: Baby

Dear Nyla: 7 months

My monthly letters to Nyla during her first year Dear baby, 7 months already? Seriously, I felt like I was pregnant only yesterday! But yes, you are over 7 months now and the whole going back to work thing is just around the corner. Which also means massive ‘Mother’s Guilt’ will be upon me until…well […]

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6/52

”A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2014″ Lily: You are always putting on voices and having conversations with your toys. The other week I heard you saying in a stern voice “Lily, please stop saying ‘WHY’ all the time…” obviously you were being me! Nyla: I can still see you […]

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Dear Baby: Nyla at 6 months

Dear Nyla You are now 6 months and officially have reached your ‘half-way’ birthday – which is amazing considering it feels like I was pregnant only 5 minutes ago. I thought the baby stage went by quickly for Lily, but yours seems to be zooming past at light speed. You have now moved into your […]

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Dear Baby: Nyla at 4 and 5 months

My monthly letters to Nyla during her first year Dear baby, It sounds like an excuse but it really did get quite busy during the silly season so I didn’t manage to write you a letter last month. I can assure you it wasn’t because I had forgotten  (I’m a second child myself so overly […]

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Juggling two kids

  Photo by Sarah Deane Photography One of the most common questions I get asked is: “How are you handling two kids?”, usually after “So are you sleeping much yet?”. Trying to control every ounce of my anger (as I’m getting close to zero sleep still),  I usually ignore the first question but answer the […]

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Nyla: 3 months

Dear Nyla You are actually 4 months now, but I just realised that I never wrote you your 3 month letter so here I go…very belated sorry! Your smiles have become frequent and you definitely recognise our faces. You turn your head when you hear our voices and with Lily you don’t even seem to […]

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46/52

”A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2013″ Lily – Playing around in the hotel lobby in London… Nyla – First few days back has been tough as everything at home is unfamiliar again… I liked the 45/52 post of this boy jumping for joy with the storm clouds up ahead. Linking […]

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42/52

”A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2013″ Nyla: Everyone says how different you look to your sister…but I think in this shot I see a bit of her in you. Lily: I can’t believe in a weeks time you will be 3! My fave post for last week was this shot reminding […]

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Myre Fremantle – A new concept to retail

There is something special about Fremantle. The beauty of the 19th century port architecture, the history of our convict past, the bustling cafe strip, the mix of restaurants and the people. Yes…oh the people. The variety is not like anywhere else in WA and you get all walks of life here from tourists, students, hippies, […]

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How do you feel about your breasts?

Image courtesy of Itty Bitty Titty Committee Boobs, breasts, those round(ish) bouncy fats of skin that make men crazy, symbolises your femininity and provides sustenance for your (future) baby. Throughout the ages we have been bombarded with images of ‘ideal breasts’ to symbolise perfection and beauty. And in today’s world, we can’t avoid it with […]

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