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365 days of Mama

As the sun sets on what has undoubtedly been the best summer of my life, I’m feeling so very full. To say that Harry came along and turned both mine and Adam’s lives upside down is an understatement, and yet it was absolutely in all the best ways, without exception. This year has been absolutely full of firsts. Our first cuddle, first feed, first nappy, first cold, first holiday, first bump and bruise, first word, first tantrum, first steps. It’s also been full of laughter, full of love and yes, occasionally some of the toughest moments of our lives too.…

Reviewed: Kiddy Evoluna I-Size 2 Car Seat

First: A Cautionary Tale About Car Seat Fitting So before I review the Kiddy Evoluna i-Size 2, let me first start with a warning about getting car seats fitted correctly. Being rather organised, Sarah and I bought Harry’s car seat several months before his due date from a well known High Street store. They offer advice but crucially do not have the ability to check the fit of the car seat in your own car. After some uhmming and ahhing, we originally picked the Cybex Aton Q i-Size; winner of many awards, a Which? Best Buy and all round recommended…

5 Reasons Why Dads Should Consider Shared Parental Leave

If you’ve seen my Instagram feed recently, you might have realised that since the birth of our son, Harry, I’ve not been at work. Why you ask? Well, I wasn’t just being lazy. I’ve actually spent an amazing eight weeks bonding with Harry and Sarah, taking advantage of the relatively new Shared Parental Leave scheme. Don’t worry if you haven’t heard about it. Most people I’ve spoken to haven’t! It became law in 2015 and means that, subject to certain criteria around length of employment and returning to the same employer, fathers are now entitled to share what was previously…