We’re lucky, but that doesn’t mean it’s not hard too

  Sometimes when parenting gets too hard I try to remember to go and look in the mirror. Only there do I see the little arms wrapped around my neck and the tiny body pressed against me, calm and happy, and then I remember how important I am to her. She won’t let me put …

10 things that are true of the last month of your pregnancy

You’ve made it through the early days of sickness and nausea, the blessed second trimester where your lovely neat bump appears but you still feel nice and spritely, and into the third and final trimester when things start to get tougher. Then comes the final month- you’re super excited to be getting close to meeting …

Things I’d tell my sleep-deprived-new-mum self

  Things I would tell my sleep deprived self about baby sleep in baby’s first few months. I say ‘few’, we’re currently at 18 months without a single night of sleeping through! It’s hell, it’s frustrating beyond anything I’ve ever known or even imagined, it becomes a badge of honour, it’s knackering…..it’s normal. I expected …