Lots has been written about how having a child will change your life, boundless love, sleepless nights yadda yadda yadda. But there is one unexpected change a child will bring: You will start seeing dog poo. Everywhere. Before I had children I would happily skip down shit filled streets knee deep in greasy chip wrappers […]
Buying a pram is the most complicated adult process you can go through that doesn’t require a solicitor. Most parents buy their prams before baby arrives. If you’ve ever ordered lunch for someone who is late you will know what a complicated decision making process that can be, when you are buying a pram you […]
Before buying a gift for a small child ask yourself this simple question: Would I like to be smashed in the face by this at 5.30 in the morning? No? Then put the stupid toy down and buy the parents a lovely bottle of wine instead. Here is a list of the worst toys in the Eeh […]
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.
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 […]