• An (anti-seasonal) outdoor toy round-up

    November 16, 2015

    Looking for some outdoor garden toys..? What do you mean, not at the moment? I know it’s cold and drizzly outside, and we’re firmly into autumn territory now, but here’s a look back at a couple of the toys we’ve been playing with outside over the summer (it might be useful at some point next year,…

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  • Why I’m not embarrassed about public breastfeeding (and you shouldn’t be either)

    November 6, 2015

    How do you feel about breastfeeding in public? Fine, comfortable, relaxed…or slightly awkward and really reluctant to do it? A new poll out this week found that a third of breastfeeding mothers shy away from doing it in public and feel embarrassed or uncomfortable, with 1 in 5 feeling people don’t want them to feed in…

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  • Talking Baby on Board badges on the BBC

    November 4, 2015

    Three things I did on Tuesday morning: 1) Made us all breakfast, which consisted of approximately 10,000 pieces of toast and a similar number of bowls of cereal 2)  Drank half a cup of tea out of the three I actually made 3) Went on BBC Radio Scotland.

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  • Ten things I love about being a mum of two

    October 27, 2015

    What is it like, having two children? It’s a question I get asked a lot and indeed one I used to ask a lot when I was pregnant. So a year in what is it like, really? With twelve months under our belt I’d say it’s swings and roundabouts and a see-saw balancing act (mainly…

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  • Simple tips for stress-free newborn dressing

    October 25, 2015

    Looking for simple tips for dressing newborns…? One of the pre-baby rites of passage is when you wash all the baby clothes ready for your imminent new arrival. I think every mum does that double take where they look at their pregnancy bump and back at the piles of freshly washed, tiny babygros and can’t…

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  • 10 things that are worse than teething

    October 20, 2015

    ‘Isn’t teething absolutely brilliant?’ said no mum, ever. Humans. We think we’re so clever, don’t we? But if we are, why on earth have we not yet evolved to the extent that babies can teeth without any pain at all? Answer me that one, Darwin. Maybe we’re just not quite there yet and at some…

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  • Plus one

    October 14, 2015

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