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Amélie and the Five teeth


Doesn’t that title lend itself to a story? Something like… One day, today in fact, Mama (that’s me) noticed that Amélie was cutting her fifth tooth, the left lateral incisor. She was rather surprised as Amélie had just cut her right lateral incisor the day before… Anyway, enough of that… So now Amélie has five teeth! They are: both bottom…

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Thirty Five


Today is the last day I will be thirty four… Tomorrow I turn thirty five. To be honest they all just seem like numbers to me. Except for the knowledge that I should surely feel old by now, I mean I’m half way between thirty and forty!  I don’t feel much older than I did a year ago though. Perhaps…

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It has begun


Amélie started standing by pulling herself up by the couch and baby rocker this past Friday – at 7 months old! She has stood up in her cot before, and did a kind of leaning stand on the baby rocker, but this was her first real stand all on her own. I was out of the room at the time…

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My Secret Santa Gift


Today I went to pick up my Blogger Secret Santa gift from the Post Office! It’s always so exciting to receive a parcel in the mail. I really had to keep myself from ripping open the brown paper on the surprisingly large box I received right away. I was in two minds on whether to keep the gift for Christmas…

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my problem with sugar


It all started in my first pregnancy… Around the beginning of the second trimester I noticed that when I ate anything containing sugar, including fruit, I would get a strange sensation on my tongue and my heart would go into palpitations (or something like that). My routine urine tests with my Ob/Gyn and Midwife would also show sugar, if I…

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