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…