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Why does nobody talk about the ‘P’ word?

I'm talking about poo. Not bright yellow breastfeedy poo that smells like vinegar and brings tears to the eyes, not [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Parenting|38 Comments

A letter to my pregnant friend

Advice. The one thing that’s not in short supply when you’re pregnant is advice. You get it from friends, you [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|9 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I took Littlest B's new baby cards down this week. It's been almost three months since she was born on [...]

By |May 7th, 2017|Parenting|6 Comments

Funny things they don’t tell you about childbirth

Don't panic, this isn't one of those posts featuring horror stories about childbirth. Instead it's a collection of random things I've noticed in [...]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Pregnancy|56 Comments

Why I was right not to write a birth plan

It turns out I was right not to write a birth plan. After considering the pros and cons of writing [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|41 Comments

The trouble with the ‘perfect’ birth

They say no two babies are the same, and no two births are the same either. So far the saying [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|Pregnancy|46 Comments

Why I’m not writing a birth plan

What you want to happen and what you don’t. That’s the point of a birth plan, the one single page [...]

By |February 1st, 2017|Pregnancy|42 Comments

10 reasons live vlogging birth is a terrible idea

Have you heard about the mum who live vlogged her birth and shared it with all and sundry – by [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Pregnancy|38 Comments

Why there should be a 10th month of pregnancy

I’ve come to the conclusion that there should, in fact, be a 10th month of pregnancy. I’m not going barmy [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Parenting|32 Comments

Is ‘me-ternity’ leave a good idea?

Have you heard the one about the woman who reckons women who don’t have children should be entitled to ‘me-ternity’ [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Parenting|16 Comments