Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tandem babywearing

Tandem wearing is something people keep asking me to write about since I am, apparently, experienced in it! Er, not sure if that is true but I have certainly tried to tandem carry. I have carried both my girls on … Continue reading

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Pink Stinks?

There’s been a  lot of gender discussion on my social media at the moment; Let Toys Be Toys, Pink Vs Blue, Pink Stinks, The Great Gender Divide. I’m not a girly girl; I grew up wearing tracksuits and climbing trees … Continue reading

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We need to baby-proof

This girl. Look at what she is doing. She is 8 months old and she has climbed on top of a box (albeit a small one). Later I watched her climb OVER the washing basket I had placed deliberately in … Continue reading

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How do I audition, again?

I am attempting to get myself back into the world of musical theatre, and I am not ashamed to admit I am terrified! Stupendously excited, yes, but also terrified. I had intended to do the last show, Oliver!, and use … Continue reading

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HOW many children?

I grew up with two brothers. We sometimes bickered, rarely fought, and generally got on pretty well. We played together, we shared rooms, we enjoyed and still enjoy each others’ company. I always imagined that three was a good number … Continue reading

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When I sort of very nearly didn’t like breastfeeding just a little bit

Just before Christmas we were hit, as every family with small people was, with a succession of horrible viruses. A cold followed by a tummy bug followed by another cold. It knocked everyone back for a few weeks, the baby … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

So, farewell 2013, hello 2014! I’m not normally one to do much in the way of celebrating come New Year but I thought it might be nice to do a little summary of the last year and look-forward to the … Continue reading

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