Birthday Confessions of a 1 Year Old

1. I don’t really understand what a birthday is, but judging by the behaviour of all the grown-ups on my birthday I think it must be a day when grown-ups behave like children. Continue reading

The One Where Friends Taught Us All About Babies

As a nineties/noughties teen I loved (or rather – still love) Friends more than is probably acceptable. So did all my friends. It made us laugh, it made us cry, it made us feel better about ourselves and it taught us a lot of valuable life lessons. (Like, if you ever get stung by a jellyfish you should pee on yourself. I’ve got that one safely filed away in case the situation ever presents itself!)

Now, looking back on it as a parent myself, I can see it actually taught us a few timeless truths about parenting along the way, too. Continue reading

3 in a Bed(room)

We are on the brink of moving our little man into his own room and I have been counting down to that milestone with unashamedly gleeful anticipation. To have our room back again. To be able to use our en suite! It’s the stuff of dreams. Even so, I have to admit there have been some hilarious moments during the time the little beast has taken over our room, and lots of small things that I imagine I’ll look back on fondly and smile about years from now. Continue reading