Parenting: The Elusive Nights Sleep

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Last week one of my favourite shops, Tickle Tots, posted a blog post about ‘Getting through the Night Shift.’ At the end of the article, they asked if people had any tips to add. We’ve recently been using their Tickle Tots 2 nappy at night time so I thought I […]

Style: A Year in Real Nappies

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I never thought I would be writing an article about using ‘Real Nappies.’ Let alone, a ‘Year in Real Nappies!’ But here we are – a fully cloth household. It turns out that miracles really do happen. When Thomas was a few months old we took part in our local Real […]

Philosophy Series: Socrates

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Socrates was a classical philosopher, born around 470 BC, in Athens Greece. Although he is credited as one of the founders of Western Philosophy, nothing written by him actually remains extant. As a result, we largely know of his ideas from the writings of his pupil – Plato. His dialogues […]

December in Retrospect

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How many of your 2016 revolutions did you keep? I find that we always start the year with a sense of the new. You start thinking about what you want to achieve. But how many people take the time to reflect on last year’s resolutions? The year that’s been. I […]

Philosophy series: Copleston

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Returning to work after maternity leave has meant a lot of change. Although I’ve returned to a familiar world of work – things are undeniably different. When I returned to work after Katie, I would cry on my way to work each day, feeling irrepressibly guilty that she would be […]

Fitness: Turtle Tots Edinburgh and East Lothian

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For some people watching their three year-olds leap into swimming pools unaided may be slightly terrifying – but for me, it is a joy to behold. Although I am always close by, I am absolutely secure in the knowledge that Katie has the skills to get herself out and won’t panic being underwater. She absolutely […]