• The Best Post-baby Swimwear

    October 14, 2012

    Are you looking for the best post baby swimwear? When it came to taking Eliza to the swimming pool, I was faced with an unexpected clothing crisis. I had no post baby swimwear! I try out post baby swimwear The last time I’d even been swimming* was during our pre-pregnancy holiday in Miami. And I…

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  • The first tooth has been sighted…

    September 17, 2012

    …I repeat, the first tooth has been sighted. Spotted making a brief appearance to the left of the lower front gum, at seven-and-a-bit months, discovered while we were were away in Sheffield for the weekend (celebrating Alex’s parents’ ruby wedding anniversary, congrats guys!). ETA of fellow calcium companions – who knows?

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  • On the whole world of parenting worry

    September 6, 2012

    Oh, the world of parenting worry. So we somehow have a seven-month old baby; when did that happen? And so far each of those seven months have been filled with firsts, and most of them have been great (like her first proper giggle, the first time she rolled over and the first time she sat…

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  • Eliza: A Baby Update At Six Months

    August 24, 2012

    Here’s Our Six Month Baby Update I wasn’t going to write a six month baby update this  month, as I had thought that there would only be tiny developments which would verge on the tedious for everyone apart from the Grandmas. However, six months for babies seems like a massive turning point! She’s changed so…

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  • On weaning, feeding, and teaching my daughter to love food

    August 22, 2012

    Thinking back to my childhood, my brothers and I were notoriously picky eaters. One of us would only eat mashed potato with salad cream, one wouldn’t touch anything which had bits in it, and there was a particularly traumatic incident involving some fish that my parents still regularly bring up now. So when it came to weaning…

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  • In the family

    August 5, 2012

    Top row: Eliza with Grannie Gill and Grandad Keith. Bottom row: also with my brother Steve, and Grandma and Grandad (my mum and dad). Like a lot of people we know who live in London, Alex and I don’t live very close to most of our immediate family. I grew up in Shropshire, and after…

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