Tag: Humour

I had two c-sections (and I don’t feel guilty)

I started blogging when my son was almost six months old, so (fortunately for you) there has been a distinct lack of pregnancy and birth chat. However, the past month or so you will have noticed that I’ve had a few guest posts on the subjects of pregnancy and birth …

Merry sodding Christmas: Booking Christmas in September

I imagine many of you think that a) you’ve clicked on an old link or b) I’ve gone mad. Whilst certainly the latter is nearer to the truth, I am aware that it is only September, and the beginning bit of it at that. I am however in the full …

Sweet little lies: Mealtime deceit and other lies we tell kids

A little white lie never hurt anyone, so they say. A friend of mine, who has two small children of similar ages (and therefore a similar glazed over expression and mental state) shared with me this list of meals that they make for their family, and, crucially, what they call …

Guest blog: The *real* ten stages of labour

I’ve never been in labour, so although it sounds like a lot of fun it does mean that I’ll never be able to blog about it (be grateful).  This was written by my friend Gemma Hayward especially for Whinge Whinge Wine. Gemma is the mother of two small children too – a little …

Big boy bed: Moving from a cot into a bed at 12 months old

There’s no doubt about it, this kid is a climber. He’s also a dedicated cot-hater; since the very first time he was placed lovingly into his cosy bed he has routinely announced his displeasure and, by the time he reached a year old, he’d throw a full blown tantrum whenever we …

Toddler tea time: A simple five step process

Getting decent food into the big one seems to be a constant struggle. Out and about, I don’t even try to force vegetables into her any more (unless they’re bean shaped and covered in tomato sauce) for fear of the public tantrum. At home though, this sucker for punishment just …

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