At the risk of generalising here, it’s been my experience that there’s usually one parent who handles the bulk of the night time responsibilities.  And that parent, in a man/woman relationship, is almost always Mum. Now, before you go accusing me of sexism of stereotyping, I’d just like to point out that there’s a reason this happens.

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When you first got pregnant, how long did it take before you started visualizing what your baby’s nursery was going to look like?

Go ahead. I won’t judge. Because for me it as once I had passed my second trimester.

I knew I wanted a Winnie the Pooh theme and wanted my baby to feel like she was in the 100-acre woods! I wanted her to feel like she was in an enchanted place! I searched the internet and found a painter who was able to do a 3D Muriel of exactly what I had imagined!! When I think of how much it cost to have this done I actually gasp! But at the time all I could think of was having the perfect nursery for her

If I had known then what I know now, I would have painted it a nice, neutral earth-tone and spent the rest of my resources researching cot sizes, mattresses, sleep sacks, video monitors and room temperature monitors!

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