Those early days and weeks with a newborn baby are remarkable. The world stops around you while you spend all your time and energy with your new young family. I loved this experience. But I also found it so very challenging. Two weeks after my 2nd child was born, a dear friend delivered an amazingly generous food parcel dinner. Handmade with love and care, words could not express how grateful I was to be eating such delicious tasty food - a meal I could never have dreamed of cooking at that point in time. Since then, I've vowed to make a roast dinner for those mothers who have welcomed a newborn baby. I want to continue that kindness that was shown to me. Here's a look at the dinner I prepared for my friend this evening, who's daughter was born almost two weeks ago.

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