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a brother

We had a scan on Sunday, a ‘JustGender’ scan to find out we’re having another boy. I didn’t realise how much I was anticipating it until the exhaustion I felt after. Perhaps the pressure of Ava’s hopes for a sister … Continue reading

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Conversations with a 3 year old

Ava: What’s that sound? It’s creepy. Me: It’s a lawnmower. Someone’s cutting their grass. Ava: No, I don’t think so. Someone’s grinding bones to make their bread. Ava: Ezra, you bounce up and down like me. Ezra: GEEBEE! Ava: I’m … Continue reading

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Saturday projects

It’s rare that we find ourselves without any solid plans, on a weekend. Especially a Saturday. Rarer still that we don’t have any big jobs to do, or All The Housework. But when a day like this comes along, the … Continue reading

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…elves and faeries yet

I’ve come across the idea that you should give your children the gift of boredom numerous times now. I forget that this is just as true for me, too. On days like today, which could have been another busy, full … Continue reading

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a year

A year still sounds like a solid length of time, but now it passes so quickly I often feel like I cant keep up. A year since my son was born, a year since I was last pregnant. The 4th … Continue reading

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Conversations with a 2 year old

Knocking Ezra’s head. Me: Ava, I’m not sure Ezra likes that. Ava: That’s my head Me: Actually that’s Ezra’s head. Ava: No it’s mine. Me: Where is Ezra’s head then? Ava: We swapped. Look. I a boy now. Ava: What’s … Continue reading

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The Deep

Although I am of course talking about the very large Aquarium in Hull, I could also be referring to this phase I feel I am at the moment. So it was maybe not a bad thing today that it snowed, … Continue reading

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