Blogging, Failure, family, Freya, New mum, No sleep, Parenting, Reflux, Things that make me angry

Why Blog?

It's an age-old question. Or it would be if "age" described the 20-odd years that take us back to the 1990s when blogging began, which seems like only last week to me.  Anyway, it's a question that appears to unite all bloggers at one point or another, no matter how big or small their audience. It is asked… Continue reading Why Blog?

Entertainment, New mum, Parenting, Reflux, The great outdoors

Are children today missing out on simple pleasures?

“It’s so nice to be able to come to the park again,” another mum commented as we stood in the sunshine watching our children play. I was wondering if the family had all been poorly with a bug and started to shuffle sideways a bit, just in case, when she added: “Thank goodness the weather… Continue reading Are children today missing out on simple pleasures?

Allergy, Dairy intolerant, New mum, Parenting, Reflux, Silent reflux, Things my daughter has taught me, Weaning

When food before one really isn’t fun…

My daughter recently ate a small piece of bread. I cried. Real tears. At this point you might be thinking, "Dude!" (Because you are a Californian surfer). "Wait till she does a poop in a potty or writes her name for the first time. You are going to be A MESS."  Yes, you are probably… Continue reading When food before one really isn’t fun…