When I was pregnant I distinctly remember thinking that I couldn’t wait to hear my baby crying and for someone else to say ‘he wants his Mummy’. I couldn’t wait to be the only one to soothe my baby when … Continue reading
It’s an unfortunate truth that labour is the most excruciating pain to be thrust upon us women. There is little else that would get us through the sheer agony of childbirth than the promise of meeting the tiny human we … Continue reading
To my sweet boy, Last week you turned one. On Thursday night I put my baby, my eleven-month-old, to bed and I woke up with a one-year-old. I know it’s only one night but it seems that in that night … Continue reading
I think I’m missing a trick here. Was there some kind of ‘how to keep your baby perfectly happy and quiet all the time’ secret going around in the 60s/70s that nobody has told me about? I have an eleven-month old … Continue reading
Baby names… They are often the first of many choices (and arguments) couples have when they find out they are expecting. I picked out my baby’s name when I was 16. I knew I would one day have a son … Continue reading
If you haven’t already seen this you should have a look. It’s very powerful and thought provoking – especially if you feel conscious of your post-baby body.
Last weekend I had a well overdue night out with the girls. I don’t have nights out very often, purely because I am too damn tired all the time, but it made me realise the importance of having ‘me time’ … Continue reading
“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. … Continue reading