Family life · Motherhood · Parenting

Waking up to find your baby has become a toddler – and trying not to have a breakdown. 

Having your first baby is like being transported to a parallel universe. It’s still you in the mirror, it’s still your thought stream running through your brain, everything is where you left it when you get back home – but everything is different. The feel of the world is different. Something has shifted, something really…… Continue reading Waking up to find your baby has become a toddler – and trying not to have a breakdown. 

Motherhood · Parent · Parenting

How have I survived two pregnancies without a onesie? 

I don’t know where I have been or what I have been thinking, but eight months in to my second pregnancy I have only just discovered the absolute bliss of the onesie. They’ve been around so long, everyone I know has at least one – even my husband has a grumpy care bear one that…… Continue reading How have I survived two pregnancies without a onesie? 

Motherhood

Don’t make me go back there! A plea for a homebirth. 

I have my heart set on a home birth for baby number two, I picture myself in my dining room; floating about in my hired birthing pool with scented candles burning, lights low, some wildly inappropriate documentary on the tv (Stacey Dooley – any investigations in to drug gangs coming up by any chance?) and…… Continue reading Don’t make me go back there! A plea for a homebirth.