Fast-forward five days and my period still hadn’t showed up. I was staying in a hotel in Richmond as I had a lot of work commitments that week, and had […]
In the five weeks following Stel’s news, my usually hectic life got even more hectic. I travelled to Atlanta, to Arizona, and to Oktoberfest in Munich – all work trips, […]
It was Wednesday 17th September when I answered the phone to Stel (the nickname I affectionately give to Becky, stemming from a holiday in Kos some eight years or so […]
I’m going to let you in on the first of many secrets. I’m pregnant. But what differentiates me from the 600,000 or so women in the UK who are also […]
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 wave of anti-establishment sentiment that seems to be sweeping across the Western World is no doubt largely to blame for the result of the presidential election and Brexit in June.
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 […]
Breastfeeding. The Jekyll and Hyde of motherhood. The topic that gets mums and the rest of the world – who really should mind their own business – riled up, the decision that mothers-to-be have to make not only when their baby is born, but continue to make over and over again as they grow up.
On Friday 3rd July, right around midnight, we were given a choice: my waters had broken, so we could opt for immediate induction, or return 20 hours later for induction. […]
Patience is a virtue, and it’s one that I don’t have. So as June 30th – my due date – came and went, I was not only increasingly frustrated, but […]
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 […]