children

Oh F*ck, It’s Half-Term…

Oh F*ck, It’s Half-Term…

October half term is a tricky bastard. It creeps up on you like a stalker in a Jason mask, taps you on the shoulder, raises its bloodless hands to your…Read more
Potty Training: The Prequel

Potty Training: The Prequel

If you are reading this expecting a post with advice on how to potty train your child, I’m afraid you’re in the wrong place. This is the prequel to potty…Read more
The Sand Pit

The Sand Pit

I have discovered a new law; "The amount of effort you put into something is inversely related to the level of appreciation you will get back."  I have found evidence…Read more
When Comforter Toys Go Wrong

When Comforter Toys Go Wrong

The thing about comforter toys is that you have absolutely no control over what it is that your child will get attached to. Give a child an easily-replacable muslin to…Read more
Breastfeeding Sucks, Doesn’t It?

Breastfeeding Sucks, Doesn’t It?

Anyone having a baby in the last few years will know the breastfeeding propaganda starts early into pregnancy. “Would you like to sign up to a breastfeeding class?” I’m asked…Read more
Our First Family Holiday

Our First Family Holiday

I never used to choose where to go on holiday on the basis of how long I could cope with crying coming from the back seat of the car. Then…Read more