10 reasons first pregnancies are the best

They say every pregnancy is different, but what they don’t tell you is that it’s your first pregnancy that will [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Pregnancy|33 Comments


There have been some amazing sun rises this week. I took this image on one of my morning runs along [...]

By |October 2nd, 2016|Pregnancy|5 Comments

The 10 worst things about being pregnant

I know, I know. A baby is a blessing, a gift from God for which we should be grateful and [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Pregnancy|20 Comments

The curious case of the shrinking boob

Pregnancy – and breastfeeding – have got lot to answer for in the boob department. Anyone who says they haven't is lying. [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments


This week we decamped to my in-laws in the New Forest while some work was done on our flat, meaning [...]

By |September 4th, 2016|Pregnancy|6 Comments

How to exercise safely in pregnancy

Regular readers will know that I'm a) pregnant and b) love running. I continued running until I was eight months [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|Pregnancy|0 Comments

Pregnancy no-nos & what to do if you break the ‘rules’

So, the little blue line appears on the testing stick and what you’d suspected ever since buying it is confirmed: [...]

By |August 19th, 2016|Pregnancy|90 Comments


Choosing which photo to share for #MySundayPhoto this week was a no-brainer - our first photo of baby number three [...]

By |August 7th, 2016|Parenting, Pregnancy|22 Comments

I’m pregnant!

We've been harbouring a little secret in our house: I'm pregnant and baby number three is on the way! It's [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Family life, Miscarriage, Parenting, Pregnancy|128 Comments

Flashback Friday: I was too scared to buy anything for the baby

This time last year I was seven months pregnant with Little B and still hadn't bought one single baby item. [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|Pregnancy|10 Comments

Watching Stephen Mangan give birth actually seemed quite normal

Last week I had one of the most bizarre evenings I think I’ve ever had: I watched the actor Stephen [...]

We’ve had a makeover!

Today I’m coming to you from our brand new sparkling website! After almost two and a half years we’ve waved [...]

New nuclear, blended or klingon: what type of family are you?

The idea of the nuclear family – mum, dad and two point something kids living together – is being stretched [...]

Post baby running update: six months after the birth

It’s almost six months since I’ve been back pounding the pavements following the birth of Little B, so I thought [...]

Shared parental leave: it could easily end in divorce

The new shared parental leave policy comes into force next week. Having just returned from maternity leave, I don’t think [...]