A letter to my baby and her squishy little cheeks

Dear Daughter I love to kiss you on the cheek I love how soft your baby skin is I love how squishy those chubby cheeks are I love to feel the cosy warmth of them when you are snoozing in my bed I love to feel the cool air on one cheek and the warmth … Continue reading A letter to my baby and her squishy little cheeks

My pregnancy overhshare part three: the second trimester

The middle bit. The easy bit. The no symptoms bit. The bit where you feel so fine you can forget you are pregnant! Fucking liars. Oh my word, every bit of pregnancy sucks. The nausea wears off but for me the headaches and back ache hit in full force around week 15. I did have … Continue reading My pregnancy overhshare part three: the second trimester

My pregnancy overshare part two: first trimester

The pink line: A week after ovulation I was fairly sure I was pregnant, my boobs felt bigger and tender, my nipples felt weird. I waited a few days and took an early pregnancy test two days before my period was due. It was my first wee (so the hormones are more concentrated) on the … Continue reading My pregnancy overshare part two: first trimester

I ❤️ Babywearing

Happy babywearing week! Emily and I are huge babywearing fans so here is an article about our best memories, preferences and advice. Fourth Trimester Emily was fully signed up to the 'fourth trimester' concept when she was born. For those of you that aren't it is basically a transition from womb to world. Making everything … Continue reading I ❤️ Babywearing

Raising a strong little feminist 💪🏻

You know that old saying... I was the perfect parent until I had a child. This is one of those posts. I know I am technically a parent now but this little girl isn't quite old enough for me to be an expert on raising a strong little woman. However I might as well write … Continue reading Raising a strong little feminist 💪🏻

Alternative Mum survival tips

I am trying to avoid all the standard recommendations (sleepyheads, swaddling, white noise machine etc) as Emily saw right through all of them. Instead here is my list, it is quite specific to me and Emily and probably not that practical but I think they're all good tips! Snuzpod v Snackpod Emily was NOT sold … Continue reading Alternative Mum survival tips