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Returning To Work, Teething & Sugar Withdrawals

“Going back” to work brought mixed feelings. It was tough leaving Charly, even if only for an hour and a half, and there was a lot more guilt than expected. The upside is, the guilt appeared because I really enjoyed my meeting; and the topics for the articles I need to write had me interested and excited to get started (only I would be excited to write about the Protection of Personal Information act – what a giant nerd I am). [Read more…]

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Coming Back

Coming back to writing has been far harder than anticipated. We had a really bad run of things with Brett getting sick for 2 weeks, then Charly getting flu that turned into bronchiolitis & being unable to feed, leading to an ER visit and then, just as she recovered, I got it & when she got her vaccinations it retriggered the virus in her adding a 3 day fever into the mix. [Read more…]

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January Dudes 2 Dads Event

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Another shout out to the daddies and daddies-to-be! The December Dudes 2 Dads event was sadly cancelled due to Mandela’s Memorial. It will be held at the Colosseum Hotel in Century City, Cape Town next week Wednesday at 18h30. [Read more…]

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Dudes to Dads Event

This one goes out to the daddies and daddies-to-be! As mentioned in yesterday’s post, I discovered what looks to be an awesome event for dads at my last antenatal class and as promised, see above the flyer for the next event happening in Town on 11 December. [Read more…]

Heads Up to the Smokers

Everyone who knows me knows that I was THE smoker of all smokers and up to the day that I found out I was pregnant, I would stand downwind just to get a breath of second-hand smoke and I hugged you extra hard if you still had the smell of smoke on your clothes; that smell is actually evidence of third-hand smoke or smoke residue as it is sometimes called. [Read more…]