Will I ever ‘nip’ anywhere again?

Remember those days when you would pick up your bag, phone and keys - and walk straight out the front door? Are those days really gone forever the second you have kids? We’ve all seen the Michael McIntyre sketch about how long it takes to get everyone ready, and it’s so true! Having one kid… Continue reading Will I ever ‘nip’ anywhere again?

PRODUCT REVIEW: Gummee Glove and Molar Mallet

Is there anything worse than a teething baby? Really? All that dribble, those sore hands they seem to be intent on shoving down their throats and the sopping wet clothes. Oh and the fact they’re probably in a considerable amount of pain. Should that have been first on my list? We’ve all rushed out to… Continue reading PRODUCT REVIEW: Gummee Glove and Molar Mallet

Forget the advice – this shit is all about survival!

New babies mean no sleep, right? Wrong. New babies plus older children mean no sleep. Okay so not many of us ever managed to ‘sleep when the baby sleeps’ with our firstborn, but dammit, I wish I bloody had done. There was so much opportunity! They might not sleep much at night, but they sleep… Continue reading Forget the advice – this shit is all about survival!

TRAVEL REVIEW: Cornish hideaway in Polruan has something for all the family

ANY holiday to Cornwall must involve pasties, as far as I’m concerned. Those are the rules. So to find five warm homemade ones on the table of our holiday house on arrival was definitely a good start to our week away. I love the welcoming touches owners leave for their guests, and these had to… Continue reading TRAVEL REVIEW: Cornish hideaway in Polruan has something for all the family

Epidurals are the BEST THING EVER.

D-DAY was edging closer and closer, and I soon reached the 36 week ‘they should be fine’ milestone I was praying I’d get to. I was not-so-secretly quite chuffed with my body. Turns out, my boys (I’m fine with that now, by the way) were pretty comfy in there. Shame I couldn’t say the same… Continue reading Epidurals are the BEST THING EVER.

Totally OUTNUMBERED!

“Emotional rollercoaster” is such a crap phrase, isn’t it? But it does kind of sum up what you go through during pregnancy. Flying off the handle at your husband one minute, crying at Strictly the next, then being overwhelmed with happiness the next. I blame the hormones personally. And the fact you can’t drink alcohol… Continue reading Totally OUTNUMBERED!