• Conversations with mum guilt

    May 2, 2016

    Oh mum guilt, and its many manifestations. It’s a funny old thing, isn’t it? The conversation often goes something like this:

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  • Autumnal reds and nursery blues

    October 2, 2015

    Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness? Although I love the idea of autumn, in practice it’s never quite as nice as you were expecting. Less warm cosy woollens and more cold and damp coats. Leaves on the line rather than crunching through them underfoot. But the past couple of days have been glorious. Blue skies…

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  • On borrowed time in the baby room

    September 4, 2013

    Mums are obsessed with time, aren’t we? All those conversations about ages and stages, the count down and up to birthdays and milestones, the constant surprise that you now have a child who is that old. But if you think about it, it’s easy to see why – every minute of pregnancy, even from pre-conception,…

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  • Baby steps

    January 19, 2013

    So we’ve had quite a week! There were lots of things I was going to write about in this post. Like how we’re getting on so much better following Eliza’s first full three days at nursery (once she’s distracted she really likes it, once I’m distracted I’m not quite as emotional as I was last…

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