HOLIDAY READS Feeding Your Baby Day By Day by Fiona Wilcock So, we’re weaning. Well, Milo is. Not wanting to brag, I’ve been eating solids for at least 7 years now. I genuinely can’t remember if someone bought me this book or if it was lent to me by a friend or whatever, but it’s been so helpful. In all honesty, I had
It’s been quite some time since I wrote, well… anything really. Some days Milo won’t free up either of my hands rendering writing impossible, other days I look like Waynetta Slob’s less fit sister and can barely walk in a straight line, let alone fashion a post. Now he’s been on the planet a few months and become a tad
Here’s a few things I learned about giving birth. I’m obviously very aware these won’t all apply to everyone, birth experiences can be highly divisive. A bit like the music of Cliff Richard. Some women walk away with nothing more than a grazed fanny while others have a torrid time and like to tell everyone about it at coffee mornings and
Today, a man tweeted me to say just because he’s a bloke, it doesn’t mean he couldn’t ‘understand’ what it was like to be pregnant. He ‘understood’ what it was like to be pregnant. Oh thank goodness! Probably a lot like all us women who ‘understand’ what it’s like to be chopped in the bollocks. So! Man on the internet.
So my body’s now five months in to putting together lots of skin and bones and cells and nerves, I’ve emerged unscathed from twelve weeks of sickness and am now fully immersed in the throws of ‘blooming’. While it’s great that mums and baby books portray how fabulous this stage can be and hint at a few niggles, I thought