Grandparents Day
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Grandparents Day

I did not spend as much time with either of my grandmothers as my siblings did. I'm sure that's why thinking of Grandparents Day makes me consider my parents' relationships with my nieces and nephews and my own daughter rather than my personal relationship with my grandparents. I remember seeing my father for the first time in almost in six years and being struck by just how much he'd aged. He didn't have near as many grey hairs as his friends but he finally had a few. He didn't have a single one the last time I'd seen him. It's…

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[Guest post] Pregnancy After Infertility
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[Guest post] Pregnancy After Infertility

The last miscarriage was in the summer of 2007 and by that point I had accepted I would be a mum to just my son who was now 6 years old. I was sad for him as I hated the idea that he wouldn’t have a brother or sister. I was an only child and always felt so lonely and never really felt like I had that person that had my back.

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How to prepare for baby’s cake smash photography
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How to prepare for baby’s cake smash photography

Around thoughts of weaning, my baby's turned 1 and I knew I'd want to mark that somehow. Preparing for the perfect cake smash photography session is no easy job. I'd been on the hunt for the perfect photographer for a couple of months. It took a long time to settle on one because I needed to meet certain criteria that I'd set myself: The person had to be affordable and close to home. One of these conditions, I met successfully. Close to home She was a 10 minute drive from home. A bit more in traffic but no more than…

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The promises I pray around my child

This list of promises I pray around my child is bound to grow with time! I love praying for my daughter. Especially in those quiet moments when she's asleep, it's sweet to look at her and envision how bright her future is. It's in those moments that I speak to God the most often about my deepest desires for her. I recognize that our desires need to be aligned with God's plans for us. That's why I stand on His word in prayer for my child. I share my current promise list with you here. To download it as a…

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