Long hair, don’t care…

So there’s a lot of things I didn’t think I’d do as a mother: extended breastfeeding, co-sleeping, babywearing, vegetarianism and whatnot. What I didn’t think was that I’d be the mother of a long haired little boy. I guess I always thought it was a bit… hippy… and I don’t really see myself as the…

First x rays…

So we had our first hospital trip of this year! Last night we went to a street food market that has a soft play area and trampolines for kids. Well you can imagine what happened next… B was having a lovely time. He’s getting more and more confident now. He’s just reached 18 months and…

Today

I received a text message from my old uni flatmate this morning. “Sad news. Call me. x” I thought – this is it. She’s gone into a hospice. Our other uni flatmate M, and her best friend – has had lung cancer. (Did you know lung cancer is the #1 killer cancer? And yet it’s…

And so it begins…

The first of our antenatal group is pregnant with #2. She’ll just about make it to 2 under 2. (The second is due on the first’s birthday! Poor kid!) I don’t feel terrible about it… I just feel a bit, “meh.” She was a complete nightmare during pregnancy and most of the first year –…