Current State : June edition

I’ve had a few months break from this blogging lark. Balancing blogging along with work, life, toddler, husband, dog and mental sanity was proving a bit too much and something had to give.

Now that I feel like I’m on a bit more of an even keel, I’ve decided to get back on the horse mainly because I’ve missed moaning to strangers and sharing stories/advice.

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Getting ‘Reggied’: How not to deal with a dog and newborn baby

This might seem like a bit of a filler blog post but this topic is one very close to my heart. 

A friend of a friend had a dog called Reggie. He was a tiny, little cream shitzu and he was her fur baby. They went everywhere together. You couldn’t go a day without seeing her posting pictures of her beloved Reggie on Facebook. Then she had a real baby and slowly but surely Reggie appeared less and less on her social media feeds. Real baby replaced the fur baby until he disappeared completely. Unable to deal with the stress of a new baby and dog, Reggie had been moved on to pastures new.

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