What Did The Person With Kids Say To The Person Without Kids?

We’re at that age now where most of our closest friends and family members are parents. Some have been parents for many years. So it’s fair to say they’re experienced in the art of parenting. They’ve survived the challenges of having a new baby, dealt with sleepless nights, irregular feeding patterns, exploding nappies, crying outbursts, terrible tantrums, the lot!

We however, just a couple of months away from the arrival of our wee one, have not experienced this first hand as yet. Don’t get me wrong, between us we’ve clocked up numerous hours of babysitting, changing nappies, putting baby to bed, 1st birthday parties, reading stories, being jumped on by overexcited nephews, the occasional whack in the gonads by a lightsaber, kneeling on a lego brick etc. But we appreciate that at the end of the day, the kids always went back to their parents and off we went for an uninterrupted nights sleep and a week of television that never once landed on a channel with a prefix of “C”.

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Baby Names

There is no process that myself and Jen have been through together, that has been as drawn out as much as compiling a list of potential names for our baby.

Car journey’s, pre-cinema drinks, weekend coffee & cake rituals, sitting on the toilet, these have all now been dedicated to time spent scrolling the internet for lists of potential names. If we’ve got time to drive, drink, eat and shit, then we’ve got time to look at some more names!

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Top Tips for an awesome Babymoon

According to the Collins English Dictionary, the phrase “Babymoon” was initially used in the mid-nineties to describe a bonding period between parents and baby immediately after a child’s birth.

Nowadays the phrase is mostly used to refer to a holiday or vacation that a couple who are expecting their first child take while they are waiting for that little bundle of joy / sleep steeler to arrive.

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4 Things I’ve Learned About The Second Trimester

It doesn’t seem like 5 minutes ago that I was writing about the first trimester. But here we are, the start of week 24, and heading towards the end of the second trimester (gulp!).

If only it took just a little longer to make a baby. If only there were just a few more “mesters” to get through. We could call them Quintmester or Sexmesters. Then maybe we’d have more time to figure sh*t out! Who wouldn’t enjoy a good old sexmester? Actually, I think I may have stumbled across a sexmester once when I was exploring the wonders of the world wide web back in 1996! But now’s not the time for that kind of confession!

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