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She is one

13th April 2013 Dear Emily, A year ago you arrived. Our Emily. You were bigger, stronger and more beautiful than we ever could imagine. Those first hours were all at once terrifying and perfect. Our little family of three together … Continue reading

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The countdown to ONE – 11 months old!

This last month has seen big jumps in Emily’s ability to explore her world. ¬†She can get in to drawers and cupboards, can cruise from one thing to the next, can climb on to boxes and up steps, crawl under … Continue reading

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10 months old today

Well I don’t know how it happened but our little girl is now a whole 10 months old. In her tenth month of life we flew to England again. Oh England we do love you but it was so cold. … Continue reading

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The big nine months

Every day our baby is edging closer to becoming a little girl. The first invitations to birthday parties are trickling in as her slightly older friends turn one. Before long it’ll be our turn to plan how to celebrate her … Continue reading

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Emily is 8 months old

I feel like the last week or so has seen lots of cute changes and developments with Emily. She started playing peekaboo by herself whilst sitting in a cafe a couple of days ago (holding a muslin over her face … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes

One year ago we landed in our new home-country. What a year it has been! We found a house, bought cars, furniture, passed our driving tests, made friends, had a baby, took our first flight with a baby, celebrated New … Continue reading

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Our first Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that we knew little about before moving here even though the tradition originated in England (apparently Guy Fawkes day was originally a Day of Thanksgiving). But I think it could become one of our favourites. Good … Continue reading

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