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Why the journey often isn’t over after you come home.

For many parents of premature babies, they dream of the day they finally get to take their child home. It doesn’t matter the length of the stay, be it days, weeks or months. Each day seems like a year when you’re the parent of a preemie. But what happens when you come home? Is the…… Continue reading Why the journey often isn’t over after you come home.

Family · Product Reviews

Where do rainbows come from?

I was sent a copy of The Rainbow Gnome by Luis Weston to write an honest and impartial review. What is The Rainbow Gnome? The Rainbow Gnome is an illustrated children’s book written by Luis Weston, a single working father to two children, and a fellow blogger over at Single Daddy Daycare. The book follows…… Continue reading Where do rainbows come from?

Family · Product Reviews

Nappy Chat Product Review

I was sent these nappies by mum & you for the purpose of a fair and honest review. I must have tried every nappy going out there at the moment. From pampers & huggies, to supermarket and chemist own brands. I wouldn’t say I’m an expert but I certainly know which brands to avoid. So…… Continue reading Nappy Chat Product Review

Family

Reasons why I am a terrible mother

I have yet to find a mum who cannot list every single thing they have done wrong when it comes to parenting. Thing’s they wish they had done differently, or not at all. Mother’s guilt is a real thing, something each and every mum feels. Even when in reality, it isn’t your fault. There are…… Continue reading Reasons why I am a terrible mother

Prematurity

What is corrected age? Why is it so important?

Many people don’t know that premature babies actually have 2 different ages. Their “Actual” and “Corrected” age. But what do these two ages mean, and why is it so important that they both exist? First things first, let’s find out what they both actually mean: What is “Actual Age”? Actual age is counted from the…… Continue reading What is corrected age? Why is it so important?

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Why parents of later gestation preemies SHOULDN’T feel guilty

I’ve seen it so many times, parents of later gestation preemies feeling as though their preemies aren’t premature enough. That they aren’t allowed to feel emotional because there are babies who had a much harder time, or that their child’s journey just doesn’t compare. Well I’m here to tell you, you’re wrong…. and here’s why.…… Continue reading Why parents of later gestation preemies SHOULDN’T feel guilty

Family · Prematurity · West Syndrome

How to prepare for a hospital stay with your child

No one ever wants their child to be in hospital, especially when it wasn’t planned. But if you do have a date for a procedure, it’s always best to be prepared! Nova’s been in and out of hospital since birth, and during each visit I have become more and more savvy about what should be…… Continue reading How to prepare for a hospital stay with your child