Tag: rants

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 …

Messy play? Not today

I freely admit that I have a few issues when it comes to toddler mess. I’m really more of a reading-a-book or a singing-a-song (or a ‘go entertain each other, that’s why we made two of you for God’s sake‘) mum than an arts-and-crafts mum. Stickers stuck in the wrong place …

So you think you’re having a really bad day?

Today has been a bad day. The kind of day that starts with your newly-fixed phone smashed all over the kitchen floor. The kind of day when, whilst you are distracted picking up the broken remnants of your phone, your baby decides that he can undo his high chair restraints …

Most relaxing holiday ever

I promised I would update on the catalogue of errors that was our Thomson holiday to Protur Bonaire Aparthotel in Cala Bona, Majorca. This is going to be fairly long but hell, even if no one reads it, it’s cathartic. And God, I need that after our Thomson holiday from …

He’s in fashion with Funky Giraffe Bibs review

I am fortunate, so some say, in that I have had the opportunity to experience producing and mothering both a girl and a boy baby.  Obviously from this very small sample size I really can’t extrapolate much; for what it’s worth my girl baby was happier and (although I did …

Hand-me-down kid

Below is a picture of my son at about seven months old, sitting in his buggy.  He hasn’t really used it a lot due to the fact that, up until three months before this photo was taken, he still screamed pretty much non-stop unless he was in the sling and …

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