The heart-breaking story of re-homing our basset hound after she became aggressive with our baby boy.
I’ve tested out a few spots and feel it’s my duty (as a bottomless brunch lover and a mummy in need of bubbles and benedict) to share my experiences with you.
The highs and lows of returning to work after Maternity Leave
I haven’t been to work for 292 days. Aside from the few freelance assignments I’ve taken on since Christmas, I haven’t (truly) engaged my brain for 292 days. Even seeing that in writing looks insane.
If you’re a mum (or a dad), you’ll know about the ‘drop and run’; also known as the cornerstone of successful parenthood. Until July, when my little Wilbur made his […]
The 1st July 2015 was the hottest July day in the UK ever recorded. It was also the day that Ted Joseph Coates was born. I remember a very restless […]
Firstly, an apology… It has been way too long since I last wrote. I’d envisioned spending more of my time tapping away on my keyboard in these very late stages […]
Pregnancy has a really good PR campaign.
I remember associating pregnancy with that famous ‘glow’, with excitement and blissful happiness, and with great hair and great nails on a smiling lady stroking her perfectly sized neat bump.
I was a classic fool.
The next day was Halloween and we turned up at Fats and Coates’ house ready to watch scary movies and eat pizza. The previous evening had been a special one. […]
As I drove home from Richmond the next night, 24 hours into my secret, I knew exactly where my first stop would be. I wouldn’t go home, wouldn’t pass go, […]