Parenting

A First Trimester Update & Ramblings About Pregnancy Superstition

I wasn’t 100% sure about writing about pregnancy on here. I’ve written about pregnancy already, of course – BUT my blog posts…

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Life Update – February 2019

Life, eh? Last week was one of those weeks. The ones where you can’t do much other than surrender to life and…

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The Boys’ Clothing Conundrum: Where To Buy Boys’ Clothes

Of all of life’s trials and tribulations, I know that the topic of kids’ clothing isn’t that much of a big deal.…

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How To Survive Playgroups (Especially If You’re An Introvert Mum & Hate Small Talk)

Ah, playgroups. Lots of fun for little ones. Not always so much fun for mums. Some of them are GREAT. The ones…

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The Newborn Essentials You Might Not Think Of – and 3 Things We Wasted Money On

I was SO underprepared when Ted was born. I’m not even referring to the fact that I turned up at the hospital…

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Life Update – January 2019

Happy New Year! I haven’t quite managed to emerge yet, fully, from the festive bubble. It is taking some time. We took…

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A Day In The Life Of Ted, Aged 18 Months

I sometimes feel as if parenting has its own timezone. It’s like a strange ol’ Doctor Who type timewarping situation, operating within…

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Life Update – December 2018

It’s been a while, almost two months, since I wrote one of these updates. Regular readers – hi mum – will know…

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Ted’s Must-Have Toys At 18 Months

With Christmas just around the corner (hurray), a few people have asked me what we’re getting Ted this year. To which I’ve…

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Life Update – October 2018

This is going to be a bit of a speed-typing exercise, and a stream of consciousness post that might be one of…

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Mum-parison & The Ugly Side of Comparison

Recently, I’ve been using social media more than usual. I’ve reconnected with old friends and am getting over my ridiculous fear of…

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Colic and the Fourth Trimester: 11 Survival Tips

This is a post about colic and the fourth trimester, but it’s also about oat milk. Oatly, to be specific. I spied…

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The 15 Month Update

I’ll get straight into it this month without the usual oh-god-where-is-the-time-going clichés because I’m on a tight schedule today. We’re about to…

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