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  • On making time for yourself as a new mum

    How do you find time for yourself as a new mum? This is surely the million dollar question. I’m not talking about going on a…

    Riding on the eternal wave of mum guilt

    Photos shamelessly borrowed from this post. Here’s a parenting confession, of sorts; until recently, I had never taken Eliza swimming. Cue gasps from the back.…

    On feeling broody, breastfeeding, and future baby #2

    At the end of last week there was a strange feeling hanging over me. It whispered quietly from the corners of the room, gently tapped…

    On borrowed time in the baby room

    Mums are obsessed with time, aren’t we? All those conversations about ages and stages, the count down and up to birthdays and milestones, the constant…

    Breastfeeding beyond a year (six months on)

    Breastfeeding at two weeks, nine months, and 16 months I wrote about breastfeeding beyond a year when Eliza was one, so wanted to pick up…

    On yet more teething terrors

    Just a very quick post to say, for what must be the billionth time, isn’t teething an absolute pain? We’re awaiting the arrival of the…

    Walk the walk: on baby milestones

    This weekend we were at my parent’s house near the beach, and on Easter Sunday we all went down to the pier. It was, to…