The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester

It turns out, and it doesn’t come as much of a surprise to me, nor will it to anyone who knows me, that my parenting instincts lie way left of centre. I’m an on demand-breastfeeding, babywearing, bedsharing liberal. I’m not one for labelling parenting styles but if I...
Cosatto Ooba Travel System Review

Cosatto Ooba Travel System Review

I have really been racking up the mileage in the past few weeks. I’d like to say they’re air miles but, alas, they’re the pedestrian kind. I used to be an A to B walker and needed to be incentivised by an end point (country pub, café with cake, basically anywhere with...
25 Things To Do in the Last Month of Pregnancy

25 Things To Do in the Last Month of Pregnancy

The day before I went into labour I wrote a blog post with a list of things to do in the last month of pregnancy that I never got round to publishing. Ironic really, because one of the things I should have done is publish the post but at the time I thought I still had...
Long Nights, Short Weeks

Long Nights, Short Weeks

Apologies for the blogging hiatus of late. It was inevitable really given the seismic shift that has taken place in my world recently but seeing as it’s Mother’s Day I thought it fitting to rekindle the blogging embers before they fizzle out altogether and I find...
A Labour of Love

A Labour of Love

I take huge pride in introducing our beautiful daughter, Eliana Florence, born in the early hours of Friday 6th February and weighing in at 7lb 11oz. I won’t go into detail about my labour, for the moment at least, other than to say she put me through my paces....
Pregnancy: Week 38

Pregnancy: Week 38

A few weeks back I got to that point in pregnancy when people started asking if I felt uncomfortable. Frankly, I didn’t really understand what they were talking about. While my hormones had begun upping the anti emotionally, physically I still felt very mobile and to...