It’s a learning curve like no other – The day when you become a mother. The days are long, the nights are hard, A sleepless stare’s our calling card. A thousand voices chiming in, It’s hard to hear above the din. But this I know – this much is true, This time is yours, it’s […]
Family: To my second child, I’m sorry.
To my daughter, AKA The Second Child… I’m sorry I skipped the puréed sweet potato stage and went straight to chopped up chicken kievs for tea. I’m sorry that 80% of your wardrobe is hand-me-downs. And that most of them are blue, so people in the park think you’re a boy. I’m sorry I didn’t […]
Family: 6 New Baby Gifts It’s Probably Time To Stop Buying
When I had my first baby I realised pretty quickly that every new baby gift I’d ever bought for friends was useless. Save yourself the time and money – don’t buy any of these. Ever. 1. Proper outfits. I’m talking real clothes in teeny weeny sizes like ‘new baby’ or 0-3 months. Just don’t even. […]