Travelling with a toddler while pregnant

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Update: between composing this post and publishing it, we are happy to say that Thomas Otto has been born.  Being pregnant while travelling certainly slows us down. Luckily I’m not much slower than Daniel’s natural toddling speed. I depend on Pete quite a bit more when it comes to carrying Daniel and I definitely lag behind … [Read more…]

Using a babysitting service while staying at a hotel – 13 month old baby

Enjoying Princess Street Gardens the next day.

Finding a babysitter can be tricky. We live abroad which means that we don’t have family to lean on, but we do have brilliant friends who have been very generous in offering to watch Daniel. This is our ideal solution, we trust our friends and often the location is convenient. But this isn’t a viable … [Read more…]

Ssssh – Other People are Trying to Sleep

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Dealing with a crying baby while travelling (and the inevitable over-reliance on the soother/dummie/pacifier that occurs). A downside of travelling and living in close quarters with a baby and other people, is that there were suddenly other people around who could hear Daniel crying. We partially realized this as we took Daniel out and about to … [Read more…]