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Having A Baby, Australia Versus The World

I, Tanya, wrote this post long ago, back in the days before we were joined by our wonderful daughter, Zoe. Now that we have been through the cycle of pregnancy, birth and have a toddler running around it is about time we published this. First, let’s get one thing straight. I am not pregnant,

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Flying With A Baby

My wife and I travel full-time with our daughter Zoe who is currently just short of a year old. We were traveling full-time pre-baby, paused to actually have our child and got back on the road when she was 5 months old. Since then we have been rapidly gaining experience flying with a young

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Travel Has Certainly Changed With A Baby

I am not going to lie, I stupidly thought that our travelling style wasn’t going to change all that much once we had a baby. Naive I know. I honestly thought that we would still be able live in studio sized rooms that only had a microwave and kettle for a kitchen. I thought

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How To Get An Australian Child Vaccinated In The UK

Travelling with a baby has profoundly changed our travel experience. We wander less, we rest more and we are typically back in our room starting our evening sleepy-times routine by 5pm. We also go to the doctor far more often and with Zoe’s six month vaccinations/immunizations coming due while we were in Edinburgh we

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The Tale of Zoe And The Giant Bag

We have left Perth! Ok, not forever but we have finally packed our bags and headed off on our next adventure. It was a hard slog getting ourselves together and onto the plane to Bangkok but we did it. The three of us, one pram/buggy/stroller, two backpacks and one mega giant 24kg wheelie bag.

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Have Baby Will Travel – Nappy / Diaper Bag Edition

  It surprises us on a daily basis with how much stuff we have to carry around just for Zoe. In a nappy bag of some sort we have – nappies, wipes, cream, change of clothes, disposable nappy bags, hand sanitiser, lip balm (for us), tissues, change mat and breast pads. That is in

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Have Baby Will Travel – Babywearing Edition

We both loving wearing Zoe, and luckily, Zoe loves to be worn. Ok, truth be told, she does tend to have a fit for the first five to ten minutes in a carrier but then calms down once she realises that a) she is close to whoever is carrying her, b) we are certainly

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The Tragedy Of The New Born

We are fortunate to have a very happy baby. She rarely cries except when life’s inconveniences have delayed her feeding. She generally wakes up smiling, she loves meeting new people and, unless she is particularly tired or hungry, she responds to pretty much everyone with a huge toothless grin. At ten weeks old she

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