Things I miss about being just me

I know, I know. A baby is the best thing that will ever happen to you. The little part of [...]

By |June 3rd, 2016|Parenting|69 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

10 signs you’re turning into a Mombie

Have you ever stayed up late even though you’re knackered just so you can have an hour or two child-free? [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Parenting|124 Comments

Things they fail to tell you about school holidays

After two weeks off over Easter the kids go back to school and nursery this week. I can’t wait. Having [...]

By |April 11th, 2016|Uncategorised|86 Comments

10 of the best breakthrough parenting moments

I’m about to share one of those really boring parenting moments nobody else cares about, but bear with me. This week I [...]

By |April 8th, 2016|Uncategorised|81 Comments

10 ways pregnancy changes your face

Forget Adele’s beard. Hairs sprouting on your chin are the least of your worries in pregnancy. They say being pregnant [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|Parenting|43 Comments

Are you guilty of competitive tiredness?

I haven’t had a decent night’s sleep in almost a year and a half. At 16 months old Little B [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Family life|44 Comments

Is it ok to kiss a child on the lips?

I don't mean any child, I mean your child. I ask because this week I read a story about a [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Parenting|23 Comments

Shame on you John Lewis

Have you heard about the mum who was frog-marched out of a John Lewis store because her toddler had a [...]

By |March 9th, 2016|Parenting|54 Comments

Things they fail to tell you about toddlers

We’ve had one of THOSE weeks. A pooey, pukey, two baths a day and soaking of clothes in the kitchen [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Family life|89 Comments

The REAL difference between being a mum & being a dad

Obviously there’s a difference between being a mum and being a dad. Like the small matter of growing a baby [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Parenting|74 Comments

Top tips for exercise after pregnancy

I recently wrote a post on 5 ways running will change your life and how running quite literally keeps me [...]

By |February 1st, 2016|Parenting|16 Comments

10 signs you’re turning into your mother

It’s happened. Last week, when BB asked a question and my mum and I answered at the same time with [...]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Parenting|134 Comments

5 ways running will change your life

When I first took up running, I couldn’t even run for a minute. I’m not joking: my heart felt like [...]

By |January 6th, 2016|Parenting|28 Comments