Parenting

Looking back on ten months of maternity leave

Looking back on ten months of maternity leave

So. This is it. This time next week, I’ll be back in the office.* I tried to find an image to summarise how I feel at the end of my maternity leave and I think this one does it best. It’s been a massive blur. […]

7 things I’ve learned from seven months of motherhood

7 things I’ve learned from seven months of motherhood

So, motherhood is a learning experience. Wow. Every day I am learning something – about Theo, about myself, about my relationship with Peter and my relationship with other people generally. As soon as I get used to one thing, Theo starts doing something completely different! […]

On my mind: Parenting styles

On my mind: Parenting styles

Happy Friday! How was your week? One of the things that I’ve found really interesting since becoming a mum is how totally differently people approach the daunting task that is parenthood. In my old job, I used to work on a parenting book list, so […]

On my mind: 10 things I’ve learned about motherhood

On my mind: 10 things I’ve learned about motherhood

Earlier this week, Theodore turned one month old! What!? That’s crazy. He still feels so brand new, yet at the same time, I feel as though he’s been with us forever. It’s hard to believe that just over a month ago, Peter and I were […]

Baking a bun in the oven

Baking a bun in the oven

I don’t want to write loads about being pregnant on this blog, unless people say they want to hear otherwise (lord knows I can talk about it until the cows come home because I’m so excited), but I did want to write one post about […]