Category Archives: Challenges

All before 10am!!

Something happens to you when you become a parent and you lose all sense of time. Never (ever ever) sleeping in past 7am gives you a whole new perspective on when days start and end. (For me 6am and 10pm; … Continue reading

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Tent-factor: The Final!!

I expect you’re all on tenterhooks wondering how our weekend away went?  Did we get any sleep?  Had our Tent Trials done the trick? So where did we leave it? Day Ten (Sunday night into Monday morning) – all was going … Continue reading

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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

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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