The Tripp Trapp Phase

There is one thing about parenthood that I forget over and over again, although it is like a golden rule. THE golden rule. It helps me in tougher times but ironically, it also applies when things run smoothly (that’s why I keep forgetting): it is always only a phase. I heard it from family and…

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Bounce, Baby, Bounce

In the first weeks of adjustng to motherhood I carried my baby wherever I went. I carried him either in my arms or in front of me in a cotton sling. Pursuing activities on my own was quite impossible so with all the carrying my arms and back started to become a little bit tired.…

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Family Treasures

Before the birth of our son, my boyfriend and I had asked our mothers whether they had kept any baby clothes that we could use for baby Thiago. The question was quite unnecessary as we knew that there were boxes with baby gear that had been sitting in their houses for years. None of our…

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