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10 things they don’t tell you about the third trimester

I know babies don't come with manuals, but pregnancy should. An honest one, I mean. I'm now in the third [...]

By |January 16th, 2017|Pregnancy|17 Comments

5 reasons being pregnant at Christmas sucks

Having just spent my second Christmas with a baby on board, I've decided being pregnant at Christmas sucks. The last [...]

By |December 26th, 2016|Pregnancy|6 Comments

Things they don’t tell you about Christmas with kids

This time last year I wrote a post about why Christmas is better with kids. From mince pie making to [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Parenting|1 Comment

10 types of school play parent

It’s that time of year again, when parents up and down the land find themselves jostling for space in over-heated [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Parenting|17 Comments

‘She projectile vomited all over the donkey’

I was going to call this post ‘When school plays go wrong’, then I thought I might as well tell [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Parenting|24 Comments

To the man who refused to give me his seat

They say chivalry is dead, and it turns out it is. Regular readers will know our school run is a [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Pregnancy|21 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

We received our very first visit from the tooth fairy this week - even though there was no actual tooth [...]

By |November 27th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

Why I gave up my dream job to breastfeed

‘Give mums paid breaks to breastfeed at work’. That’s the recommendation of a new report which blames the UK’s ‘unhelpful [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|32 Comments

Weird things I worry about now I’m a mum

According to Misery Guts the world has gone ‘bat sh*t mental’. He’s referring, of course, to the election of Donald [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|Parenting|36 Comments

The stupidest things I’ve been asked while pregnant

Brace yourselves: this is going to be a bit of a ranty one (I’m blaming pregnancy hormones). I don’t know [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Pregnancy|26 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about raising a boy

We all know babies don't come with manuals and being a parent doesn't come with an instruction book (more's the [...]

By |October 31st, 2016|Parenting|35 Comments

10 things you should never say to a pregnant woman

Being almost 25 weeks pregnant with baby number three I've had time to reflect on some of the things people [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Pregnancy|50 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Little B has started doing That Thing that all boys seem to do. At 23 months he's still in nappies [...]

By |October 16th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

Motherhood: how old is too old?

At the grand ‘old’ age of 36 and being pregnant with baby number three I am officially classed as a ‘geriatric [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Parenting|26 Comments

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