Aoife has now been in my life for 7 weeks and they have been amazing, life-changing, tiring, exhilarating, incredible weeks. I have loved the vast majority of it, but I have learned a hell of a lot in a short period of time. I fully believe that every pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting experience is… Continue reading Things They Don’t Tell You In Antenatal Classes
I started this blog last week. My post about teaching has, as of this morning, received 570 views in 23 different countries. This has left me in a bit of an odd situation. On one hand, I am absolutely thrilled beyond words that something I spewed out in the space of about 90 minutes has been… Continue reading 3 Pieces of Advice for My Unborn Daughter
I tend to check the Sky News app every morning when I wake up in an attempt to burn some light into my retinas and pull me from my heavenly slumber. I love to read happy news stories in the morning, or any time come to think of it, but it is either the state… Continue reading With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility
I’ve always been quite an irritable person where other human beings are concerned. Right from early childhood, the things that annoyed me the most were always (often generally inoffensive) character traits of others. That and overly large pencil cases. I’m much more comfortable being surrounded by animals. They don’t seem to be out to annoy… Continue reading “Just you wait”
I had never liked babies. Sure, I saw the appeal of having something cute you could dress up as you wanted, but the crying and the excrement and the lack of decent nights out? It wasn’t for me. That was, until I got married and suddenly the shiny ring on my finger cast some sort… Continue reading The Start of Something….Dreadful?