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Motherhood // 7 things nobody tells you about having 2 children

My solstice children turn 4.5 years and 2 years old this week, and I don’t know whether to sob and bury my head into a tub of mini flapjacks, or a milk and soya free Thomas the Tank Engine birthday cake…? I actually can’t quite believe I’ve survived. It’s been an interesting couple of years: tough, exhausting, but also really rather awesome. When we decided to have a second baby, and consequently fell pregnant, I had an idealistic view of how life would be.  ...

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Motherhood // Twenty Months of Two

I’ve been the proud owner of two munchkins for almost twenty months now, and it’s been quite the ride. The first year of having two children was hard. In fact, I would go so far to say that it was quite possibly the hardest year of my life. The incessant loneliness of living in a new area, crippling anxiety, and a poorly baby who screamed all day and never slept due to his undiagnosed silent reflux and allergies didn’t exactly help matters… But I found the transition  ...

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