Tag: being a mum

Shit parenting memes

There is nothing that delights me more than a Shit Parenting Meme. I am fortunate, perhaps, that the majority of my Facebook friends are fairly intelligent decent sorts and my feed is often meme-less, but the occasional doozy does slip through. I have compiled a number of these for your …

*That* viral Facebook rant

I don’t think any parenting blog would be complete today without sharing this wonderful Facebook status rant. Part of me hopes it’s a deliberate troll post (of course, the easiest way for me to make this blog go viral would be to make offensive statements about breastfeeding being close to …

Breastfeeding: What NCT neglect to tell you

I downloaded Timehop for Facebook recently, hoping it would jog my memory about my daughter’s early days. In fact, it appears I never really wrote much before I had a blog to put it all in. However, today’s festive status, posted at 2.44am, was about being up breastfeeding. Aaaah. It’s …

#soblessed

My baby loves me so much, he wakes me up five times a night to check I’m there. My daughter loves me so much, she comes with me when I pee so I don’t get lonely. My dog loves me so much, he likes to follow me everywhere and whine …

What not to say to the mother of a shit sleeper

I can’t say I’ve particularly enjoyed the past six months. Maybe I’m not a baby person, or maybe the people who say that to me every time I say I’m not enjoying it (maybe I just have to be less honest and smile and nod?) have never had a ‘challenging’ …

Let me introduce myself

I am Fran. I have a two year old girl, who is incredibly bright, remembers everything and is not easily fooled. Her favourite things are colouring, cake and Peppa Pig. Things she does not enjoy include listening, brushing her teeth, washing her hair, getting dressed, getting into a buggy, putting …

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