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Morgan

Morgan and her husband Ed are thrilled to be parents to their first born William! They describe themselves as being a tight team and they're grateful for it, trying to be as relaxed as they can in their role as new parents.

Blogposts by Morgan

"I Wish He Could Tell Me What Was Wrong!"?

From my experience babies DO communicate a great deal. My days are dominated by following William’s cues balanced with what I think he needs to be healthy and happy and the rest of the families lives.

A whole new world of judgement?!

A whole new world of judgement?!

Fortunately I have a kind, thoughtful, gentle and unprejudiced husband. We balance each other out!...

Ditching The Dummy

Ditching The Dummy

I started using it at week 4. Why? Because it gave us another settling option. There had been a couple of situations when William was with Ed and wanting food and it helped to string him out quietly...

Feeding through the night.

Feeding through the night.

AM I...Taking a relaxed approach OR in control and getting my baby to sleep through? Being relaxed and going with the flow OR knuckling down and eliminating these unnecessary night feeds?...

Holiday or Headache?

Holiday or Headache?

My husband and I have just been away on an action packed getaway with friends, family and our 5.5 month old son, William. I noticed some changes to the pre holiday thinking. My mind began running wild with ‘what if’ situations about three weeks before we left...

Life Has Changed When All of a Sudden Getting in the Car Alone is Like the Greatest Thing Ever!?!

Life Has Changed When All of a Sudden Getting in the Car Alone is Like the Greatest Thing Ever!?!

I must have got up on the wrong side of the bed Friday morning...

Parenthood: a reflection from us!

Parenthood: a reflection from us!

Best, Challenging, Feeding, Sleep, Lifestyle, Do Differently, Something that’s Worked, Best Discovery…well what more can I say? What does everyone else think?

The Royal Children's Hospital Visit

The Royal Children's Hospital Visit

As I sit here in a fog of ‘more than normal tiredness’ I’m trying to work out the message I want to convey in this brief blog. What stands out from last night’s experience in emergency?

Things I want to remember for number 2!

Things I want to remember for number 2!

I have been meaning to write down the parenting pointers I’ve most valued since having William. The pointers have come from many sources and I want to remember them for next time! Here they are, in no particular order, for anyone else who’s interested...

William at 5.5 months

William at 5.5 months

I want to write a post about my beautiful baby boy!