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    Dean’s First UK Father’s Day

    When Oscar was born Dean made it very clear that he wanted him to be in a position to embrace the English side of his heritage, which is fair enough. I wholeheartedly believe in understanding and experiencing the full spectrum of one’s cultural history, and spent much of my childhood dressing up in clogs, eating spiced cookies and marzipan and listening to my mother mix Dutch and English with her family. For Oscar, there are some things we know we…

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    Four Months

    Four months. More than 16 glorious weeks of loving this little boy, and it has gone faster than ever before. He’s grown immensely in the last few weeks, and his personality…

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    Dreaming of Oscar’s Future

    It’s a crazy thing to look at the baby in your arms and think that one day he’ll be a fully fledged adult living his own life (if we do our…

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    Our Son’s Name Is…

    On the 10th of February at 10:59pm, after a mammoth labour of more than 24 hours that couldn’t have gone worse in my mind, the most amazing thing came to pass.…