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Alexandra Tarling
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Marketer, craftster, maker, feminist, views my own.
Marketer, craftster, maker, feminist, views my own.

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Things to remember from a few months of parenthood
A few weeks in: The first day after Tom went back to work, the hum and squeak and huff of my tiny girl's breathing as she lies on me. The ah-ah-ah noise and head bobbing she does as she prepares to feed Not being sure if her first smiles were really smiles ...
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A birth story and the first two weeks of parenthood.
I've been writing this post on and off for the last two months! Babies eh? __________________ Lydia is 13 days old today. We've been home since last Tuesday, and we're managing well so far. She is feeding like a champ and mainly only screams if I'm not qu...
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Some thoughts on the early days of breastfeeding
Before the milk comes in, just keep feeding as much as possible. You will feel like you don't have enough colostrum, but you do. The more you feed the more comes in. Swap sides each time, and tickle their neck or feet or change their nappy if they seem to c...
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Reasons my mum is awesome number 4567
She smuggled her guinea pig in her bagĀ  into a carehome to visit an elderly friend who loved guinea pigs.
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Dear Baby
Dear Baby, As I write, you're still safely tucked inside. We're hoping you'll stay put whilst I wait for Tom to get back tonight from visiting his dad who's been unwell. I've started my maternity leave, and this week I've not really known what to do with my...
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NaBloPoMo 28
Feeling a bit better today. Worked on my emails from bed till noon, then got up and worked from the sofa until it was time to pick up Martin, who's staying with us for a few days. Still feel a bit wibbly, but no more throwing up which is good. Think I might...
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NaBloPoMo 27
Laid low with a stomach bug today. Threw up at 4am, 6am and 7am, been mainly sleeping or sitting on the sofa. Hoping it will clear up by the morning, feel as fragile as hell.
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NaBloPoMo 26
I got up earlier today to breakfast with Jess and the kiddies, then had second breakfast when the rest of the grown ups surfaced. Poor old Andy was suffering from an upset stomach, so I minded Lara whilst Jess was packing up. We had a lovely time singing an...
NaBloPoMo 26
NaBloPoMo 26
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NaBloPoMo 24 + 25 Bradshaw Widows
Another fail but for lovely reasons.

A day off yesterday. Spent some time saying goodbye to the mother in law, and talking to kitchen fitters, the tiler and the roofer. Then we went off to Bournemouth for the boys' Bradshaw planning weekend. You can read t...
NaBloPoMo 24 + 25 Bradshaw Widows
NaBloPoMo 24 + 25 Bradshaw Widows
blissfullyeccentric.co.uk
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