Monthly Archives: January 2011

Contented Calf, Hot off the Press!!

Well, soon to be….. I am very (very) excited to finally reveal Contented Calf’s first product will be a recipe book for new mums, launching this Spring/Summer (2011)!! Make sure you join us for the final leg of the journey … Continue reading

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The Toddler Tent Trials: Days Six to Ten

I was not looking forward to Thursday (Day Six). The Babe has a tendency to breath-hold after massive screaming session or a big shock. Although we’re pretty confident it’s behavioural, though unintential rather than deliberate, the doctor (and of course … Continue reading

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The Toddler Tent Trials: Days Four and Five

I’m internally screaming “I’m about to jinx it! I’m about to jinx it! I’m about to jinx it!” as I type, but I’m typing regardless… Day Five and I think we’ve cracked sleeping in ‘The Tent’. See how we’re getting on: … Continue reading

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The Toddler Tent Trials

After some disasterous nights’ sleep during stay-overs in motels/B&B recently, and another trip away coming up, Hubby and I have embarked on a slightly crazy plan to engineer a better night’s sleep for all three of us!  Find out how … Continue reading

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Stressed is best?

When I wrote the following words back in the Spring last year I’m not sure I knew just how true they would remain nearly a year on: “Feeding a baby is perhaps the most important thing any new parent must … Continue reading

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Dreams can come true

Well aware that I’m running the risk of sounding like I’m gloating, I’m very excited to report (fingers crossed, touch wood and completely tempting fate) that we have hopefully remedied the Babe’s early morning waking…… I almost don’t dare to … Continue reading

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Woman’s Hour Drama – TwilightBaby.com: Series 2

Just listened to this whilst working from home and it made me smile: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00x90y9 Hope you enjoy too! http://www.contentedcalf.com/2011/01/twilightbaby-com-series-2 http://www.contentedcalf.com/blog

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