Be the lion kid
Where are the penguins?
Suck it up
Of Mice and Men
Suck it up
A basic motto for life, and now an essential mantra as joint chief protector, wiper-upper, playmate, role model, disciplinarian and...
It’s been a year since my last post, which sort of sums up the work/kid (im)balance so far. No idea if there would be more time going...
The NCT (survivors) group
Without doubt, the best part of the NCT class we optimistically signed up for was meeting a group of similar about-to-be mums and dads.
This is it
It’s the slightly fuzzy, pinch-me-is-this-happening, moment when you’re leaving the hospital, anxiously clutching your car seat with its pre
Things you do as a new mum
Settle down for a long feeding session with all of your own drinks and snacks around you. But realise that you’ve forgotten the spoon for yo
Phases of boob
The free-flying boob Conducting a 7am weekly shop at Tescos with a buggy in one hand and basket in the other could be considered horrific...
The milk face
Do not be surprised or alarmed at the fantastic array of expressions on display during feeding. In particular do not be offended at the...
Life on the boob
As any mum who has breastfed will know, feeding is the activity around which pretty much every other part of your baby’s life revolves....
Time to take a deep breath
Hormones, emotions, anxiety, actual physical pain – these are all swirling around during the first days and weeks, and it’s no wonder you...
Abandon your ego
Check your type A personality at the hospital door on your way in. What you were in your pre-baby life MEANS NOTHING NOW!