• How To Explain Parkinson’s To Kids

    November 21, 2013

    How To Explain Parkinson’s To Kids How do you explain Parkinson’s to kids? It’s tricky! Parkinson’s is a complicated medical condition that even adults struggle to get their heads around. So how do you explain it to young children? Here’s a couple of things we’ve tried to explain Parkinson’s to our own young children. Why…

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  • On teething terrors, bad nights and a game of musical beds

    November 20, 2013

    Last Tuesday night I said the following to Alex, about two seconds before I fell head first into a deep and delicious sleep: 11.25pm: Me: ‘Isn’t it GREAT Eliza’s sleeping better now? I feel like such a normal person again …zzzZZ’ And because fate couldn’t *possibly* let that go, even just this once, the following…

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  • 12 signs that you’re out of the baby days

    November 15, 2013

    It occurred to me recently, as I watched my daughter run around the room causing a large amount of curious chaos, that she’s very much not a baby any more. The signs have been there for a while so it shouldn’t really have been a shock. And looking at her now, that stage seems so…

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  • London in autumn for children

    November 3, 2013

    I have a love / hate relationship with autumn. One one hand it’s nearly Christmas, and it’s the season for Uggs and red wine. On the other hand, it’s cold and there are far too many opportunities for getting my hair wet. This year though, I’m actually quite happy about it. Although it’s Eliza’s second autumn, as…

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  • A Fisher Price playfest at The Baby Show

    November 2, 2013

    Last Friday Eliza and I headed over to Olympia for a very different sort of midday meal; the Fisher Price blogger lunch at the London Baby Show.

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  • The tiny joys of parenting small children

    October 30, 2013

    Parenting. It can be relentless, exhausting, monotonous and mind-numbing, can’t it? But it’s also amazing, awesome, joyful, surprising and rewarding. Getting used to parenting can take a lot of adjustment though. When success previously meant winning new business, being promoted or finally finding that pair of sold-out shoes you saw in Elle magazine, it can…

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  • Riding on the eternal wave of mum guilt

    October 24, 2013

    Photos shamelessly borrowed from this post. Here’s a parenting confession, of sorts; until recently, I had never taken Eliza swimming. Cue gasps from the back. I’m not sure what it is about swimming, but once your baby is out of the aquatic confines of your amniotic fluid, there seems to be some unwritten rule that…

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