All the plans I’ve made on the night feed

Today my son is six months old. This milestone means many things; that he’s grown from a teeny little 6lb 11oz bundle of floppiness and bewilderment to a god-knows-how-many-lbs bundle of chubbiness and slobber and giggles. That I’ve learnt more nursery rhymes than I ever thought possible. That the total number of hours spent doing … More All the plans I’ve made on the night feed

All the things I’ve learnt about morning sickness

Back in May, I found out I was pregnant. It was exciting for all of about three days. And then the nausea started, and I couldn’t afford to be excited because moving made me sick. Which means that I’ve basically spent the past few months in hibernation (I’ve broken my personal best for napping many, … More All the things I’ve learnt about morning sickness

Why I’m actually going to do the reading in 2016

Like pretty much everyone else on earth, I’m rubbish at New Year’s resolutions. In my early 20s I made the same resolutions over and over again – stop drinking, stop smoking, exercise more, lose weight, fall over less – and failed at every single one of them. I did eventually ditch the drinking and smoking, … More Why I’m actually going to do the reading in 2016