That awful moment when…

No one said parenting and motherhood in particular was going to be glamorous. There are some very yummy mummies out there but let’s face it if you get to the end of the day without being covered in at least one of the following: milk sick poo wee food snot dribble pen paint chalk glue …then […]

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All about nesting

Nesting…it’s a funny old thing isn’t it? Did you do much nesting when pregnant? How did your nesting instinct change with different pregnancies? Did you nest more with one child than another? I think I ‘nested’ with all of my pregnancies. Most of this involved a massive cooking session a few weeks before the babies […]

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The Unwritten Mummy Commandments

So these are not written down as such but we all know and understand them…don’t we? I can’t decide… Thou shalt get thy child to share If you get a really polite pair of mums, you can end up with toddlers passing a toy between them potentially indefinitely. It’s a crucial element of the rules […]

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Breastfeeding Rates

I constantly see and hear things about breastfeeding rates in the UK being low. There are continuous campaigns to encourage mums to breastfeed their babies, highlighting all the benefits over bottle feeding. Often this is rammed down mothers throats and those that choose not to breastfeed or are unable to are made to feel inadequate. […]

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The Mummy Fever Manifesto

It occurs to me that manifestos exist in order to keep political parties and other bodies from straying from their initial intentions – a declaration of intentions and motives. I think motherhood has taught me that it is important to have in the back of your mind the type of parent you are striving to […]

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