Conversations with my two-year-old about breastfeeding

I remember my cousin walking over to my aunt and asking to nurse, a request she granted with no fuss. I thought that that was…

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25 Advent Activities for Children

I didn’t bother with an Advent calendar last year as Advent isn’t something I grew up with and I didn’t think Talitha would get much…

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Breastfeeding while pregnant – the second trimester

In those early weeks following Talitha’s birth, I found it difficult to blog about anything happening in our life, mainly because there was so much…

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I am a Mummy Blogger and a Feminist

The tension in the room was palpable, with sharp intakes of breath and much reiteration of what-I-meant-despite-what-I-sounded-like. The Mumsnet Blogfest 2013 Keynote Panel topic “Can…

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It’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas…already

The Christmas thing seems to be happening for us so much earlier this year. Usually I’d blame it on commercialism and certainly it was weird…

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Potty training – how we did it and what I learned

I really hated that term, potty training. I recoiled from it. To me, training was something you did with a dog (or failed to do…

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You know you need a takeaway dinner when…

We were offered a voucher from JUST EAT so we could review their online takeaway ordering service and, after a trying day, I decided to…

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