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Blogs

  • Sharing stories of loss and hope

    Posted 16 March 2014 by Stacey A

    Four brave women share their stories of miscarriage and loss. These stories are raw and difficult to read. We are not sharing them to scare you or to make you sad. They are here so that we can start getting the conversation started about miscarriage, so these women and many others don't suffer in ...

  • Making friends across countries

    Posted 27 February 2014 by Stacey A

    “Why do I want to make new friends just because we have being pregnant in common?!”   That was me, in 2010 when I was pregnant with my now 3 year old daughter, Emily and just about to head out to my first ante natal class.  Oh how our views on EVERYTHING change when we become...

  • A letter to Employers

    Posted 18 February 2014 by Stacey A

    This week's blog entry is from our Little Things in Common member, Sarah. Sarah is a 26 year old mother of two little girls (3 yo and 5months old), who finished studying a few months ago. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies and Anthropology.   Sarah is originally from Fra...

  • Why do you care what my baby weighs?

    Posted 14 February 2014 by Stacey A

    Why do you care what my baby weighs?“My husband and I are proud to announce the safe arrival of our healthy baby boy (Insert Name)”“How much does he weigh?”What does it matter? What’s it to you? What difference could that possibly make?Oh I get it…so if he weighs...

  • How Baby Wearing Found Me

    Posted 13 February 2014 by Stacey A

    How Baby Wearing Found Me Written by Little Things in Common member, Danica Do you believe in love at first sight??   I didn’t, until one morning I had stumbled across a random competition on a social media site.The title was WIN THIS DESIGNER WRAP!What the heck is a wrap?Now, I ...

  • Who are we? Update Feb 2014

    Posted 12 February 2014 by Stacey A

    Getting to know you....   With over 1500 members there's now much more chance you'll meet people just like you and even better, people like you who live close by.We had our first group catch up in Sydney today, which we expect to be the first of many.See below for more details of ...

  • 6 things to consider when making new parent friends

    Posted 31 January 2014 by Stacey A

    6 things to consider when making new mum friends   1. Look in the mirror   Massive generalization that can sometimes be true: The first thing you might notice about other new mums is that they’re a bit, you know, how do I put this….Scatterbrain? Daggy? All over the shop? ...

  • Who are we? Update Jan 2014

    Posted 22 January 2014 by Stacey A

    Who are we?   Little Things in Common now has 1300 members. We have mums, dads and Grandmas. Some of you have joined as pregnant mums looking to share your journey. Some are new parents looking to meet likeminded newbies. Some of you didn't gel with our mums group and are ...

  • And then there were three

    Posted 4 January 2014 by Stacey A

    I think that sometimes labour stories are a bit like dreams. It feels good to tell them but no one actually wants to hear them. The reality is that the biggest event you’ve ever been through is a tad boring to most other people, except maybe your partner who was both support and witness to...

  • A bit about the 'mum friend dating scene'

    Posted 2 January 2014 by Stacey A

    ‚Ä®For me having a baby felt like being in a serious accident (no offense to those of you who have actually been in a serious accident). It was like I woke up from a coma and there was this baby.   Everyone who loved me came to visit in awe of this tiny munchkin and I just remember thinking &ls...