So you're pregnant and b-day is approaching. Here are my thoughts on what to pack. Disclaimer - I only lived a 10 minute walk from the hospital so my bags might seem a bit lighter for that reason! I'd recommend packing your bag from 36 weeks as you never know when the small human might decide … Continue reading My Hospital Bag Packing List.
We are all saddled with parent guilt at some point or other. The key is to not let it take over. I often wonder if our parents ever felt guilty for putting brandy on our gums, or letting us sleep in a carry cot in the boot of the Volvo estate car...probably not. If you're … Continue reading Parent Guilt
Soft play is a necessary evil for me. I absolutely refuse to go after 3pm, at weekends or during the holidays. Reasons I hate soft play include, but are not limited to: 1. Other people's kids. Last time I was at soft play a child took his trousers and pants off at the top of … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I hate Soft Play.
A is for Anxiety. About literally everything. Am I eating too much chocolate? Am I squishing the baby when I sleep? Have I felt the baby move recently? And Asthma. I developed it when I was pregnant. Who knew that was a thing? B is for Bio Oil. Expensive, but good for stretch marks and … Continue reading An A-Z Guide to Pregnancy