Breastfeeding at 13 months: Boob Bites and Nipple Tweaks

I haven’t written much about my experience as a breastfeeding mum which is a nonsense really, given that it has pretty much informed every aspect of how I parent but now that it’s so embedded in my day to day life it’s hard to know where to begin. I...
Our Nousha Family Photoshoot

Our Nousha Family Photoshoot

We’ve just taken delivery of a rather large parcel containing what I would like to think of as a piece of artwork. An investment or an heirloom, perhaps. Oh, who am I kidding? As if I couldn’t get enough of her when she’s tethered to me 24/7, I’ve basically now gone...

Surviving The Wonder Weeks

I’m a bit late to the party on this one, having had several people recommend it to me, but for those of you who are perhaps still in the dark or are new to parenting or have a sprog on the way, I would advise you download The Wonder Weeks app. It’s a condensed...
My MOOC Mind-Expansion Mission

My MOOC Mind-Expansion Mission

So where was I? Ah yes, blogging. Well, another month has gone by in the blink of a sleep-deprived eye and the tumbleweed has started collecting on the Model Mother site. Let’s blame Mercury being in retrograde rather than the baby – no, it’s...
Craving: An Olli Ella Nursing Chair

Craving: An Olli Ella Nursing Chair

Last week I found myself, once again, doing the rounds of the nursery section of John Lewis. It’s a middle-class-mum pastime, if ever there was one, but that’s probably my pigeonhole so I might as well make myself cosy. It lures me in with a very handy parents room...
The Urban Baby

The Urban Baby

I remember shortly after I first moved to London I saw a pregnant woman on the tube and I pitied her. It wasn’t rush hour, we were actually above ground at the time and the woman in question had a seat but I just felt she looked so incongruous, so natural in...