It was my birthday last week. My third birthday as a mum. My second since covid began. And I feel like I’m getting into my stride with both things. Although I do find the parenting easier than the pandemic. At least with parenting I can tell the two year old what to do and explainContinue reading “Birthdays”
Category Archives: Life with Baby
Breastfeeding – A Journey
National Breastfeeding Week – my thoughts and pain from two years of using my boobs to feed a kid.
Second Lockdown Birthday
When we had your first birthday in Lockdown I kept thinking this is fine. You don’t know what’s going on anyway so having it just be the three of us is more disappointing for me than it is for you or Dad. I think Dad was secretly relieved.At the time I said it’s fine. We’llContinue reading “Second Lockdown Birthday”
Mother’s Day The Second
A short essay on how being a mother has helped me recover lost parts of myself.
Feeling nostalgic over my university days
Disclaimer – Please Note – This household contains a rambunctious toddler.
New Year’s Eve Letter
Dear R, This is our second Christmas as a family of 3. And what a strange time its been since our first one. I would love to write this and not have to use the c word. I would love to write this and talk about the friends you made at creche and at theContinue reading “New Year’s Eve Letter”
Talking of Teeth
Socially distant mom chats turn to talking of teeth
A Free Evening
He woke at 5.30 this morning. He does that a lot, but usually I can get him back to sleep. Some cuddles while sucking on the boob and he usually drifts off and I can get another hour in bed, if I’m lucky. But this morning it was not to be. After half an hourContinue reading “A Free Evening”
A Dime a Dozen
Trying to find my own voice in a crowded momisphere.