Tied up with string

Everyone loves buying new babies presents. We received countless gifts from people that have never even met me, let alone Oatcake! The highlights were a novelty superman onesie, which Otis has unfortunately now outgrown and it remains unworn, and a wind up tiny plastic piano that plays some questionable Beethoven. Which I think is somewhere... Continue Reading →

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When Congratulations aren’t in order…

When congratulations aren't in order... The news is out! The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child, (though I had my suspicions when she was admitted to hospital last week).. another royal baby? On the face of it, this is wonderful news.. so how come the most used reaction when I saw the news... Continue Reading →

Confessions of a routine addict

Is there anything you do as a parent, that's the complete opposite of what you expected you would do? In many ways, I parent in exact the ways I expected.. however.. in one very big way, I don't!  I am a routine ADDICT.. I find myself doing lengthy calculations of how 5 minutes extra here... Continue Reading →

The Danish Way of Parenting

Writing books about raising babies is a big business! We were gifted a few, flicked through a few in the library, tend to ignore them as much as possible, but one that cropped up- just kept asking to be read. 'The Danish Way of Parenting'.  Now it may just be that it sings to my... Continue Reading →

The Curse of the 5am Club

It seems we have been blessed with the curse of the 5am club. Every morning, I'm woken to a grumble through the monitor, and I grab my phone with a dwindling sense of optimism, hoping that I'll see an 07, or even an 06 shining back at me. Alas, it's always an 05; this morning... Continue Reading →

Wonder Weeks got you Wondering?

I'm just wondering.. about this wonder weeks app... is it as wonderful as they all make out?  I mean, with a bit (a lot) of jiggling dates, it provides the perfect explanation for any bout of grumpiness thrown our way.. but I assume that's not the point? I find myself going off his due date... Continue Reading →

Post Traumatic Growth

Today is May 15th. Today is Monday. Today is McDonalds' 57th anniversary. Today is Andy Murray's Birthday. Today is International Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness day.  I've written a lot about HG, how life alteringly debilitating it is, how it clouds what should be the most exciting time of your life, how I wouldn't wish it on... Continue Reading →

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