Either for work or fun, I have drawn everyday for as long as I can remember. When in 2012 I gave birth to our little girl, it was very natural for me to reach for a pencil and draw to record. It was a wonderful, magical, difficult, knackering first year.


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Every day seemed to bring with it a new challenge or breathtaking developmental milestone. I didn’t want to forget any of it. I’d scribble things down as my baby napped. It was often cathartic to make light of situations that were often challenging at the time. By the end of my daughter’s first year, I realized I had amassed quite a pile of drawings. Badgered by friends and family, I decided to try and get them published.

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#1 Sweet dreams

Sweet dreams

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MargotArtner 1 year ago

oh yes!

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#2 Small victories

Small victories

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#3 Sleep training: as baby drifts off, gently remove breast

Sleep training: as baby drifts off, gently remove breast

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LouiseChristy 1 year ago

Spot on

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#4 Having a baby doesn't change you

Having a baby doesn't change you

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LianeFleury 1 year ago

Hahahaha. Love this!!!

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#5 The joy of long car journeys

The joy of long car journeys

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LiliD.Harutyunyan 1 year ago

Great job Lucy! Awesome! :)))

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#6 Guests are coming

Guests are coming

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ArchieMoore 1 year ago

My place looks like that and I don't have any kids...

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#7 Getting ready to leave

Getting ready to leave

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KatieTalbot 1 year ago

And that's when you realize you forgot to put shoes on first!

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#8 Gender scan

Gender scan

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YolopopTai 1 year ago

Middle finger? xD

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#9 Date night

Date night

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NicolaEvans 1 year ago

Hahaha

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#10 And the rest of the day is your own

And the rest of the day is your own

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MagalieCooper 1 year ago

Love your realism

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#11 A truly extraordinary poo

A truly extraordinary poo

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McAlexis 1 year ago

I called that type of poop, the ten wipes level!

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#12 Slice of homemade cake?

Slice of homemade cake?

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MargotArtner 1 year ago

That´s exactly how I felt!

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#13 Breastfeeding in public

Breastfeeding in public

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LauB.Castro 1 year ago

Meh, I feed my baby wherever and whenever she wants!

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#14 Actual torture

Actual torture

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#15 How early is too early?

How early is too early?

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sctntxtn13 1 year ago

Staying single....as long as possible....

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