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Adulting is quite frankly a pain in the arse. The realisation that you just can’t throw a paddy anymore, or sulk in your room for hours on end is like a metaphorical pie in the face. I’ve had to adult a lot this year. Not because I have two tiny terrorists (and a 42-year-old one) … Continue reading

Introducing Siblings by Lea Spencer-Brown

Today’s guest post has been written by Lea, a wonderful woman whom I met through our antenatal group way back in 2011. Lea and her husband Chris have two beautiful daughters, Mathilda (2) and Nellie (12 weeks). Lea writes about her experience of welcoming their second child into their lives and the effect it had on … Continue reading

Smartie Pants

How did my kid get to be so smart? Over the past few months his brain has become completely sponge-like and he’s picking up everything. The words coming from his mouth are amazing and his confidence levels have shot through the roof. I know I’m completely biased but in my opinion the kid is an … Continue reading

Growing Up Isn’t Easy

Being an adult sometimes sucks. I wish I could spend an entire week going about my normal life but with all the mannerisms of a toddler. I wish I could walk away from everyone who bores me, or just put my hand over their mouth to shush them. I wish I could hide under the … Continue reading


I feel like I’ve aged 20 years in the past month. Since embarking on the whole “house buying” fiasco it’s been a never ending rollercoaster of, erm, dullness. Endless amounts of long winded contracts arrive at through our letter box, photocopied pictures of maps and boundaries and elongated words that sound important but just mean … Continue reading