I don’t know if you’ve ever fled a natural disaster with two young children in tow?
It’s not something I’d recommend. We drove for 4 hours – no toilet breaks, no snack stops, no let’s all have a break from the screaming baby stops – 4 hours on empty roads listening to the emergency services radio telling us to stay indoors.
It was terrifying.
The only positive note was that my bum was clenched so tight for the whole 4 hours my pelvic floor almost returned to its pre-pregnancy state.
Early morning. Eeh Bah Mum is chasing Eeh Bah Daughter around the front room with a pair of wellies and a coat. Eeh Bah Daughter: I don’t want to go to playgroup! Eeh Bah Mum: But you love playgroup. There’ll be Playdoh and singing. EBD: […]
The first time I left the house with both my children I looked like a human version of Buckaroo (The stacking game with a moody mule!). Pushing eeh bah daughter in the pram, wearing eeh bah son in the sling I was loaded up with all the essentials for an afternoon out with small children. […]
Crawling babies are hard work especially at this time of year – they refuse to sit still and it’s too cold and wet to let them loose in the park like dogs. With the Easter holidays approaching and my garden full of snow I have put together a list of things to do in London […]
As a parent you quickly learn to interpret different screams – there’s the tired scream, the I would like some attention scream and then there’s the scream of your child in genuine pain. The one that turns your stomach. Thank God I have not had to hear that one very often from my daughter. But […]
Before I had my daughter I remember being quite worried about what was going to happen to my tits. For the benefit of any mums-to- be this is what I have learned from breastfeeding my two children. Let’s start with the good stuff –the really good news is that post baby boobs look awesome. Enjoy […]
One of the good things about the first few Mothering Sundays is that it’s basically your partner doing all the work. In later years the kids start having their own input that’s when the flowers and chocolates come in. As a basic rule any mother of very young children will be dealing with a lot […]
When I was pregnant I told my fella that the baby made me trump. Maybe it did. All I know is I was too damn tired to get up and go parp politely elsewhere. This got me thinking about the old wives tales and untruths surrounding women and pregnancy and how they are generally negative […]