If MP’s were Mini People

Ever thought about the laws that kids would pass if they had the chance? Me neither until today. I was negotiating meal time politics for the umpteenth time and it suddenly struck me that MPs (Mini People) are pretty political in their own little way. So how do their views differ from Members of Parliament? […]

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The Parenting Phases

    If I had a nickel for everytime I had heard the phrase ‘it’s just a phase’ then I’d be heading to America and wondering why I didn’t ask for a pound. Everything with children is apparently a ‘phase’. They are up in the night. It’s a phase, they catch constant colds? Just a […]

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How to Self Assemble a Human

So I was assembling some furniture from a well known Swedish flatpack furniture retailer we’ll call Ikea, and as I was endlessly whacking what look like tiny wooden breadsticks into holes the old adage ‘babies don’t come with a manual’ came into my head. Thing is though, what with this new fangled internet malarky, they […]

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A List Of Things *NOT* To Do at Christmas

  Christmas is approaching and so the lists of things to do with kids in your local area are arriving into your awareness – and inbox – thick and fast. Here is my helpful list of things *not* to do at Christmas with the little ones. That’s right- here is your permission to sink back […]

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How My Body Has Changed After 3 Kids

  So I was going to call this post ‘how people’s bodies change’ but because it is such an individual thang I thought I would stick to what I know. Me. Plus I couldn’t cope with the thought of some ladycakes reading this 2 hours post natal and saying –  ‘Not me, I just snapped […]

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‘What makes my boobs feel full’ a song (a one tit blunder) To the tune of One Direction’s ‘What makes you beautiful’

What makes my boobs feel full You’re on the floor Don’t know what for You’re screaming wildly and I know there is more Baby needs a feed I jump right up Being in charge of both of you is so tough Everyone else in the room can see tit And now toddler needs a poo […]

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The Pregnancy characters

Are you preggers? I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to a few characters you will meet during your three trimesters (don’t say I didn’t warn you…) THE KNOW IT ALL They know the sex of your baby by the shape of your bump, can predict whether it will be early or late […]

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6 Unexpected Benefits of Being a Parent

  So we all know the overwhelming joy and love yadda yadda yadda that comes with having a baby but what about the other lesser talked about, but undeniable perks about owning a tiny person? We all know how parenting is a 24/7 job with no paid holiday or annual leave, but that doesn’t mean […]

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8 Things Not To Say To New Mums

    1.’When are you due?’ I’ve had this. Ouch. I did ugly crying. For a week. 2. When your baby is crying some flipping smart arse will pipe up with ‘have you tried feeding them?‘ What do you want us to do? Slap our heads in disbelief and say ‘you are a blinking genius, […]

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