What every co-sleeping parent needs – comfy full body armour.

There I was at a posh party. Keanu Reeves was desperately trying to get me to invest in Bill and Ted 3 - working title "More Most Excellent Adventures" - but I was ignoring him in favour of Jamie Dornan who was looking Fifty Shades of Moody. I was just about to ask him a … Continue reading What every co-sleeping parent needs – comfy full body armour.

The NHS – going round in circles…

Having travelled to many far flung places where healthcare is either non-existent or too expensive for most people to afford, I have always been a staunch defender of the National Health Service (NHS) - or at least the principles it was founded on. Launched in 1948 so that good healthcare would be available to all, regardless … Continue reading The NHS – going round in circles…

Moovember – turning the spotlight on cows’ milk allergy

The way my mum tells it, I cried non-stop for the first 12 months of my life. I say cry but she describes it as more of a series of never ending ear-splitting screams - to the point where I gave myself a hernia and spent my first birthday in hospital having it repaired. It seems everyone … Continue reading Moovember – turning the spotlight on cows’ milk allergy

The little things – an unexpected bonus…

My focus was always so much on getting pregnant, staying pregnant and having a healthy baby that I didn’t really stop to consider what it would be like to actually be a mother, which probably sounds a bit daft. Oh, I imagined taking him or her to museums, eating family meals together or that the … Continue reading The little things – an unexpected bonus…