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Over the coming months I will be adding weekly blogs about the birth of my second child, adjusting to mum life with two boys, sleep when you have a newborn and much more. 

My aim is to keep it as real as possible so that mums can relate and also get some guidance. 

 

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August 6, 2020

Introducing solids to a baby, ongoing saga of tummy issues, finally some consistent sleep and wrangling a menacing toddler full of energy! 

Never a dull moment. 

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June 17, 2020

Socialising After Isolation

COVID restrictions are finally lifting in SA - this week we delve into adjusting out of isolation. A few rough nights due to Casper's belly issues also. 

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May 27, 2020

This week we delve further into Casper's tummy issues and look at where Otis is at with his toilet training! Restrictions are lifting in SA so we also look at the impact of having hubby at home for the last few months. 

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April 28, 2020

Week eleven with our baby

The days and weeks are blending into one. We've had some unsettled nights due to tummy trouble and have started toilet training our toddler but loving no more cat napping and a consistent sleep routine.

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April 7, 2020

Week Eight with our Baby

Isolation is definitely turning us a little crazy!
This week I talk about establishing some sort of routine, having a second baby and preparing for bassinet settling. 

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March 17, 2020

Week Five with a Newborn

They grow so fast!
This week we look at getting control of Casper's colic issues, how to structure his day sleeps and how toddlers cope with all the changes that a new addition to the family brings. 

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February 25, 2020

Second week with a newborn 

You start finding your groove a bit more during the second week with a newborn. However, post partum bleeding mishaps, a growth spurt and the ever demanding toddler still make things intersting. 

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July 16, 2020

Sorry it's been a few weeks between blogs. This week we look into how Casper has responded from vaccination issues, toddler's growing up too quickly and turning 30!

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June 9, 2020

Time really does fly by when bubba's are young. On the better side of leap 4 and having to think about solids and moving out of the bassinet in the near future. Hubby back at work also which will make things different at home. 

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May 12, 2020

3 months with our baby

3 months already! Time really does fly past which is why it's so important to soak up every moment. 

This week we look into Otis's successful toilet training, Casper's tummy issues and what it's like to have two children. Mother's Day. 

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April 21, 2020

Week ten with our baby

What a different week we have had.

Casper's sleep is so structured now which is making things a lot easier. 

I'm able to spend more time with my toddler, do a workout each day and even start assisting families with consultations again!

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March 31, 2020

Week Seven with our Baby

What a week!
Ongoing issues with Casper being uncomfortable, attempts at settling Casper and isolating in a house with a newborn and energetic toddler. 

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March 10, 2020

Fourth week with a newborn 

This week was a hard one with Casper struggling with Colic and Mastitis! A great support base of mothers pointed me in the right direction to assist with Casper's colic issues and things are back on track. 

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February 19, 2020

First week with a newborn 

The first week with a newborn can be a rollercoaster of emotions. Throw in a demanding toddler and cluster feeding and you're in for an interesting week. 

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July 1, 2020

This week we had an unfortunate experience with Casper's immunisations which resulted in a hospital visit.

Lot's of visitor's now that SA restrictions have been lifted again!

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June 2, 2020

This week was an interesting one! Improvement with Casper's tummy issues, toilet training regressions for Otis and some honesty about our current sleeping situation.

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May 5, 2020

Week Twelve with our baby

Isolation and the husband working from home equals a perfect time to start toilet training the toddler!
We also look into some anti sleep training articles that I've been seeing online recently. 

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April 14, 2020

Week Nine with our Baby 

This week saw some big milestones!

No more baby wearing Casper, 4 days of bassinet settling training, self settling and assisting a 9 week old to link sleep cycles. 

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March 24, 2020

Week Six with a Newborn

Week 6 means immunisations!
Like most people in the world right now anxiety levels were high this week, let alone looking after a toddler and newborn. Casper continues to grow and learn so fast. 

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March 3, 2020

Third week with a newborn 

Each week there is something new I learn and discover about this journey from being a mum of one to a mum of two. This week we delve more into awake windows and growth spurts. 

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February 16, 2020

My birth story with Casper

Three days before my scheduled induction, my second boy Casper decided he was ready to explore the world. My second birth could not have been more different from my first birth with Otis. 

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