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The four worst on-screen births

One of the unexpected downsides to having a baby is that I can no longer watch Grey’s Anatomy without wanting to throw my coffee at the screen. The same goes for Private Practice, Offspring or any other show that involves a lot of babies being born.

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Don’t get a crib

Having read this article on the connection between business and the mommy wars, I’ve been thinking about how so many posts on parent blogs are geared towards getting people to BUY stuff. I’m therefore starting a little series called “Don’t get…” offering a light-hearted look at some of the things new parents perhaps don’t need quite so badly.

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Don’t get any toys

Having read this article on the connection between business and the mommy wars, I’ve been thinking about how so many posts on parent blogs are geared towards getting people to BUY stuff. I’m therefore starting a little series called “Don’t get…” offering a light-hearted look at some of the things new parents perhaps don’t need quite so badly.

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How to sleep like a happy mama

Let’s talk about sleep, baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the waking and the nursing that will be…

I can’t decide whether to write this post or not. Because if you’re looking for advice, I don’t have any. None. Seriously! I’m a parenting blogger and I have ZERO advice on how you could get your children to sleep earlier/better/longer/bring you breakfast in bed. I mean, I imagine you’re already doing all the obvious things like breastfeeding, rocking, singing, not clashing metal pans near their head.

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Babywearing in the winter: Tips and Tricks

Ah, babywearing. So simple, so easy, so practical: just you, your baby, a piece of material. But wait, what about when it’s cold? Or windy? Or raining?

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How a toddler feels when you give him broccoli

When I was growing up in Germany I remember seeing an art exhibition made up of supersized everyday objects: massive chairs, ginormous tables and so on. The idea was that adults could visit the exhibition to see what it felt like to experience the world from the level of a child.
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Post-partum bodies, fat-shaming and freedom from clothing sizes

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Barefoot mamas wear shoes too

I have a confession to make: I have turned into my mother. Not just in appearance (since she was universally considered gorgeous this can’t be a bad thing). But parenting-wise.