• Babies, beaches and big milestones

    July 29, 2015

    Nursery’s out for the summer – aka it’s shut for a week – so we’re currently staying down at my parent’s house in Bournemouth on a mini-break. They live by the sea so it always feels like being on holiday, and the weather has been very undecided, so it definitely feels like your typical British seaside…

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  • The one with the dentist and the over dramatised near-death experience (kind of…)

    June 20, 2013

    This week has seemed slightly…strange. As well as Eliza’s clockwork early morning wake-up time of 5.30am – my new¬†nemesis¬†– she’s not been very well and is also teething again, and has also taken to waking up at around midnight for a few hours. So sleep, or lack of, has been a big factor in the…

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  • On yet more teething terrors

    May 1, 2013

    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 fourth back tooth (story to date: here). It’s hanging around in the gum like an unwanted guest who is threatening to get drunk, cry, and ruin the party. As a…

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  • Home Alone 2: Lost In…south east London?

    November 22, 2012

    Photos, from left: spotting a rare smile in the supermarket / my surprise bedfellow (I’m sleeping in her nursery – aka the old spare room – while my parents are here and found the Eliza duck in the sofa bed one night) / our final Tuesday NCT mum meet-up as everyone starts going back to…

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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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  • 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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