• What (not) to Expect When You’re Expecting

    November 1, 2012

    What did you least expect when you were pregnant? For me it was the following: Going off one of my favourite things – avocados – to the extent that even now, the thought of them makes me feel queasy The multitude of bizarre pregnancy symptoms I had. Extreme thirst? Dry nose? Incredibly intense dreams? Yep, all…

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  • Talk Mum guest post – The Baby Show

    November 1, 2012

    As previously mentioned, this week I’ve written a guest post over on TalkMum.com, all about the The Baby Show in London. Talk Mum is a community for parents and parents-to-be, supported by Pregnacare vitamins  (something I seem to have been taking constantly over the past couple of years). We were actually going to go to The Baby…

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  • London art for babies: the Tate Modern

    October 24, 2012

    When it comes to London’s art galleries and museums, the Tate Modern is right up there with my favourites.  Last time we went I was 37 weeks pregnant – which seems about three lifetimes away now – so when Nick and I were planning to meet up on a Saturday, we thought it was a good…

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  • Nicknames for Eliza - nick names for the baby name Eliza

    What’s in a baby name? Nicknames for Eliza

    October 18, 2012

    Looking for nicknames for Eliza…? Eliza: what does the baby name mean? Are you thinking of using the baby name Eliza, or looking for nicknames for Eliza? First, some background on the name. Eliza is an English baby name with Hebrew origins, meaning ‘pledged to God’ or ‘God is my oath.’ Although it is sometimes…

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  • 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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  • Why Did Nobody Tell Me? Home Truths Every Parent Needs To Know – review of new Mumsnet book

    September 5, 2012

    I was recently sent a book to review, the new one from Mumsnet called Why Did Nobody Tell Me? Home Truths Every Parent Needs to Know. As it’s September and back-to-school, now seems like a fitting time for a book review (the last time I wrote one was when I was at school, where I…

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  • Baby yoga

    June 19, 2012

    We’ve been trying out baby yoga…have you tried it? Eliza is so tantalisingly close to rolling over. She’s spent many recent hours on her play mat, flipping over to her side and back to her back, again and again, never quite finding her tipping point. Then a few weeks ago she discovered her feet and…

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