Fear, gratitude & strawberry yoghurt…

“Hello, ambulance please, Park Road Surgery, I have a 2 year old female in respiratory distress…” I don’t think I’ve ever been more terrified than I was in that moment, when the Doctor phoned for an ambulance for my little girl, as I looked at her ashen face and limp body, laying in the double…

Judgement Day

I’m not really sure if I was judgemental before I became a parent, or if parenting has just given me more to be judgemental about, but it’s true. I judge people. I hold strong opinions on lots of parenting choices. I don’t imagine any of these opinions are particularly surprising – for example, I don’t…

Reasons to have children

Struggling to decide if parenthood is for you? Fret no more – here is a comprehensive list of 15 reasons why you should take the plunge (so to speak)…  1. You will never again go hungry. In a word – leftovers. Who doesn’t love a half-chewed chicken nugget with dribble dip? (Plus this means you…

Defining moments – 2015 in pictures

HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone!! I spent my last evening of 2015 sipping a glass of bubbly with my other half, watching some (surprisingly decent) TV and reflecting on the year we were about to leave behind (In between settling the girls to sleep… I also crept into bed at 11pm only to be woken at…