• Valentine’s Day for new parents.

    By on February 13, 2015

    It’ll be no surprise to other new parents out there that having a baby can be like chucking a bomb into your cosy, stable, no-hassle relationship. Suddenly everything you used to do without a second thought is basically impossible, like going out for a cocktail, or sleeping in or doing the no pants dance (unless you can rope in...

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  • Wonder Week? Kill me now.

    By on February 5, 2015

    Most new parents will have told another new parent about something weird their child is doing only to be told, “Hmm, that behaviour sounds like Wonder Week 2. Have you heard of the Wonder Weeks? You really should check out the book / app / website etc’. I downloaded the app myself, to learn it’s the brainchild of Amsterdam doctor Dr...

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  • From head to toe, the utter deliciousness of a five-month-old baby.

    By on January 22, 2015

    It seems kind of ironic that I am sitting here at 2.38am, writing about the deliciousness of having a five-month-old baby, while the cherub in question sits at my feet in his bouncer, sucking loudly on his dummy and refusing to go back to sleep after downing a massive bottle and weeing all over the couch. But that just...

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  • Smugness comes before a fall.

    By on January 16, 2015

    As a parent, you have a lot of opportunities to be smug. Maybe because your kid is sitting up before every other kid in his age group. Or sleeping from 7pm to 7am at 9 weeks. Or going in the car seat without a peep, napping like a champ, letting anyone pick him up... and so on. But being...

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  • First Christmas with our bubba.

    By on December 19, 2014

    For the first time ever, I don't care if I don't get a single present - because I've already got the best present I could ever get, and he's currently sitting at my feet in his bouncer having a snooze.

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