• 24 questions I have on time, all the time

    December 11, 2015
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  • The one where I get locked out of the house

    December 8, 2015

    Last Friday morning our front door slammed, leaving me outside with one child, while the other child was inside, alone in the house, on the other side of the door she’d shut. ‘Oh…I’ll…call you back’ I said to my mum, who I was on the phone to at the time. Florence, who I was holding, poked…

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  • The ‘S’ word

    November 26, 2015

    I’m not quite sure how it happened. One minute, I had a tiny mewling baby and my brain was filled with all these thoughts, on patterned babygros, how to get my non-napping child to sleep anywhere but on me and how to keep impossibly small socks on her octopus feet. And now, all of a…

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  • Signs you’re a mum in the autumn

    November 9, 2015

       You want to hunt down the people letting off fireworks after 8pm and give them a really good telling off (Bonfire Night was ages ago …how is this still happening?)

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  • Ten things I love about being a mum of two

    October 27, 2015

    What is it like, having two children? It’s a question I get asked a lot and indeed one I used to ask a lot when I was pregnant. So a year in what is it like, really? With twelve months under our belt I’d say it’s swings and roundabouts and a see-saw balancing act (mainly…

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  • 10 things that are worse than teething

    October 20, 2015

    ‘Isn’t teething absolutely brilliant?’ said no mum, ever. Humans. We think we’re so clever, don’t we? But if we are, why on earth have we not yet evolved to the extent that babies can teeth without any pain at all? Answer me that one, Darwin. Maybe we’re just not quite there yet and at some…

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  • Plus one

    October 14, 2015


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