• Gnaw something: Top tips for baby teething

    July 18, 2012

    Here Are Some Top Tips For Baby Teething Help! My baby is teething – is yours? Here are some top tips on baby teething we’ve picked up along the way… Firstly – How Terrible Is Baby Teething? Isn’t teething terrible? My baby is chomping down on anything and everything she can grip her gums on;…

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  • Eliza, five months

    July 8, 2012

    We were sat waiting for baby clinic last week, and when I looked around the waiting room I saw that we were surrounded by shellshocked mums and their newborns. I suddenly realised something I’ve been vaguely aware of for a while; Eliza’s really, really grown. Where did my tiny baby go?

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  • Six things that surprised me about breastfeeding

    June 30, 2012

    What surprised me about breastfeeding? There are so many things about parenting that I’ve found really surprising, but my experience of breastfeeding is one of the most unexpected. We’re coming up to Eliza’s sixth month; as one of my friends recently pointed out, that’s an awful lot of time spent with my boobs out. As…

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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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  • Saturday (brunch at The Charlotte Street Hotel)

    May 21, 2012

    Saturday was a day of new and old experiences, most notably Eliza’s first trip to central London. The pair of us headed off to the Charlotte Street Hotel for a late birthday lunch for one of my friends (along with another friend who currently lives in Dubai, so hadn’t yet met the baby).

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  • Eliza, three months

    May 19, 2012

    We’d heard so much about the three month mark being that mythical point where babies calm down and become much more manageable – is three is the magic number? Well, I’m not sure when it happened, but at some point approaching this month, Eliza did seem to get a whole lot easier. We can’t pinpoint…

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  • First night out minus baby

    May 9, 2012

    Thanks to some strategic power expressing, last week saw the momentous  occasion of my first night out minus baby. The NCT dads in our group have had beers on a couple of occasions, so purely in the interests of balance and fairness – of course! – it was the mums turn this time (the men +…

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