Packing Light


hope

Well, yesterday’s post which (I hope) contained a lot of adulation for my baby and the noises he makes was savagely beaten with the irony stick when he ‘spoke’ to us. A lot. Through the medium of crying and screaming. In the manner of a colic ridden newborn. He howled, and shouted, and mithered, and […]

13th February 2011

What Goes Around, Comes Around…


hope

Advice for weaning has changed since I had my first lad. Back then, in 2007, weaning before six months was, if not a cardinal sin, certainly not something easily discussed or admitted amongst the chattering NCT classes (of which I am, predictably, a member). The advice was half way through the first year. I waited, […]

27th January 2011

Symmetry and Time Travel


depression, family & parenting, hope

I had my six week check today. It was a transforming experience, so different to the crazed meeting with my first child, and more impressively so different to the doctor’s appointments when I was pregnant.   My GP saw the date which has a fortuitous look to it 11.1.11. She’s the least sentimental seeming person […]

11th January 2011