Mum Friends.

I’ve had the same group of mum friends since we were all about 7 months pregnant and so far we’ve probably ticked every child related box that you can think of: natural birth, caesarean section, home birth, water birth, breastfeeding, bottlefeeding, cosleeping, babywearing, stay at home, part time, full time. Between us, we’ve done it all. After M…

Mum Guilt.

Being a mum feels like there’s a constant cloud of irrational worry over your head. It’s not going away and it’s probably only going to get worse the more they start making their own stupid decisions that you have no control over. I feel guilty almost every day for one thing or another when it…

Who Cares What They Think?

For some unknown reason, when you’re up the duff and become a mother, every bugger and his wife feel like they have the right to comment and judge how you do things. Literally from pregnancy when people do that awful thing and put their actual hands on your tummy. WTF? It only happened to me…

A Toddler Abroad.

‘We need a nice break’ they said. ‘It’ll do us good to get away and relax’ they said. I’m stumped as to why we’d ever think we’d relax with a toddler, but off we went for 11 nights in Tenerife, our 22 month old and my mum in tow. So as infants don’t get their…