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Back to sleep. Tummy to play.

Busby enjoying some Tummy Time I’d heard the phrase Tummy Time banded about fairly regularly when I was pregnant, but didn’t really know a great deal about it, or why it was imperative for Busby’s development. It wasn’t until Busby was born that I really started to read about it and take an interest in the importance of it. Busby absolutely loves Tummy Time, and she’s so good at it. She’s always had very strong neck control (I put this down to her  ...

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What a difference 12 weeks makes…

Busby and Granny (my Mutti) today 12 weeks ago we had just got home from the hospital. All three of us were tucked up in bed; Nick and I staring in disbelief at the little bundle of baby in my arms. We were elated. We were terrified. We were perplexed. But we were a family, a proper little family, with a beautiful baby Busby who was only just 12 hours old. Now she’s a thriving, bouncing baby. How has so much changed in 12 weeks? How has she gone from such a scrunched up creature  ...

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There’s nothing quite like a good book

Today is World Book Day, and Busby and I began the day reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (which is her current favourite… and by favourite I mean she’ll sit still and look at the pages as I turn them).  I’ve been reading to Busby since she was born, as I want her to grow up loving and appreciating literature as I do, but I also feel it’s so important for her development as a person; communication, imagination and key  ...

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The 10 week weigh-in!

We had our 10 week weigh-in at the children’s centre yesterday: Little Miss Chubbs now weighs a hefty 11lb 11oz! She’s put on 2lbs in the last month, and almost 5lbs since birth!She’s quickly growing out of her 0-3 month clothes; growing on average 1cm a week, which means I’ve started stocking up on outfits in 3-6 months. I can’t believe how quickly she’s changing into a lovely little person! Hannah

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