I really don’t think you know exactly how you’re going to parent until you’re there. Prior to having Isabelle, I probably didn’t give much thought to the question “what is attachment parenting?” We, like most parents,…

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I’ve done a post about Ways to Help With Tummy Time, so since Isabelle is currently big into standing I thought I’d write a post about ways to help with that. 1. The Zone of Safety…

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An article, posted on the Daily Mail, has stated that “three babies are accidentally dying every WEEK while sleeping in their parents’ bed with 141 fatalities in the past year alone.” With a damning, misleading headline…

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I’ll be honest. For us, it’s been incredibly easy getting Isabelle to engage in as much tummy time as possible. Truth be told, she really isn’t fussed on being on her back. She’ll lie there, but unless you’re changing her, playing with her legs or doing something stupid to amuse her, she doesn’t like it. Instead, what she does want, is to be on her front.

We’ve also been incredibly lucky that Isabelle has had really good neck strength from a very early age. Here she is a little under 4 weeks old, sat happily in her bouncer without the need to get held up:

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When I tell people that my wife still breastfeeds they tend to see me as incredibly lucky. After all, I pretty much sleep through the nights. I have done since Isabelle was around 8 weeks old. In part, its mostly down to the fact that Rachel still breastfeeds.

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