Co-sleeping with the enemy?

Co-sleeping with the enemy?

I’ve always been anti co-sleeping. Not actually from a safety point of view, more from a ‘this is my dance space, this is your dance space, no one puts Baby in the same bed as us’ point of view. It’s just not something I ever wanted to get...
Crisis in the café: should I have let him go?

Crisis in the café: should I have let him go?

I had a total crisis of parenting confidence this week. I hadn’t felt it for a long while now my oldest is 4 and a half, but at this particular moment in motherhood I felt a pure and stomach lurching responsibility for my little person in a massive world. We...
Eight things never to say to a poorly child.

Eight things never to say to a poorly child.

Both my 4 and 1 year old have been ill this week. Poor me. I mean, them. Obviously. It’s that confused British Summer where the whole ‘it’s hot! / it’s cold! / no actually it’s warm but have some torrential rain!’ thing has given...
Why I haven’t missed my 4 year old.

Why I haven’t missed my 4 year old.

Yesterday, whilst hanging washing out in complete blissful silence, bar the wind breezing a breeze and the birds tweeting (not on twitter), it hit me that I hadn’t been missing my 4 year old. Oops. Is there something wrong with me?! He’s been staying at...
The Noises of Parenting: a silly poem.

The Noises of Parenting: a silly poem.

Wahh goes the sound of the newborn stirring Bang goes the sound of the toddler’s drum OWW yells Dad when he stamps on Lego in the dark Straiiiin goes the sound of a dirty bum   SHOES! cries Mum grabbing baby who’s crawled off once more Come ON now PLEASE? Shoving...

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