On bad days, and why it’s OK to have them

Hands up who’s had one of those days recently?

Motherhood journeys

I’ve been thinking a lot about motherhood recently. Mostly during the pitch black evenings and grainy grey mornings of the nightfeed, mainly because of the…

New motherhood: the things no-one ever tells you

What are the things that no-one ever tells you about new motherhood? Parenting doesn’t come an instruction manual, does it? If there was one handed…

A (new) baby on board

Looking back to when I was pregnant, way back in the swirly mists of time, I wrote a post on things I’d completely forgotten about…

A photo of my mum, on the mother of all Sundays

I love this photo of my mum, freshly married, off on honeymoon with my dad (and doesn’t she look like a total fox in her…

On motherhood

I was thinking about motherhood the other night, as Eliza slept between Alex and I in our bed. She’d woken up at 2am crying, so…

On teething terrors, bad nights and a game of musical beds

Last Tuesday night I said the following to Alex, about two seconds before I fell head first into a deep and delicious sleep: 11.25pm: Me:…