What I realised about Freya starting school (it’s not you, it’s me).

I longed for this day. During that first year when, on top of the huge changes that motherhood brings, the reflux, intolerances and sheer exhaustion of never sleeping in more than 10 minute snatches brought me to my knees, I thought 'One day I will get me back, when she goes to school.' What I … Continue reading What I realised about Freya starting school (it’s not you, it’s me).

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Feature Mum Friday – I’m famous!

If you're looking for a great new blog to read you should check out Sustayable Me - and not just because Jane has interviewed me for Feature Mum Friday this week (although I was thrilled to be asked). Jane writes about a lot of issues close to my heart with a great, fresh perspective. Take a look. Happy … Continue reading Feature Mum Friday – I’m famous!

Giving birth – was it the best experience I could have hoped for?

I wrote this the week before Freya's third birthday but didn't post it. I held back partly because I didn't want to cast a shadow over her celebrations but mostly because I was worried it might seem like I didn't realise how lucky I was to give birth in a safe place to a healthy baby, which couldn't be … Continue reading Giving birth – was it the best experience I could have hoped for?