• Why babies don’t give a fork about fine dining.

    By on May 10, 2015

    We can’t be the only new parents out there who dream about a return to fine dining at some point. But it wasn’t long before we realised that taking an 8-month-old baby out for lunch in a proper restaurant is pretty much like taking a belligerent drunk out for lunch in a proper restaurant.

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  • A little trip to the emergency room.

    By on May 3, 2015

    On the weekend, Charlie fell out of his cot. It was my first scary test as a parent, and as it turns out, I am officially shit in a crisis. He was playing in his cot and standing up and pretty chuffed about it. The side was only half up and he was holding on and we were both laughing at his cleverness. “Go...

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  • Conversations with my husband.

    By on April 30, 2015

    I used to have normal, nice, coupley conversations with my husband. About places we were going. Movies we wanted to see. A great bar that had opened that we absolutely HAD to try that Friday night. A saucy weekend away we were planning. I’m sure we will again, but for the moment our conversations look like these (a sample...

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  • You’re never too young for man flu.

    By on April 26, 2015

    Charlie’s sick today. His first cold, I think. Or it could be teething. Not sure to be honest – I’m just kinda making it up as I go along. I will say though, that Twitter and Facebook can be mighty helpful for late night medical advice. Who knew?) He was a bit snuffly yesterday morning but he’s had touches like that...

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  • WHO WON my Mother’s Day competition?

    By on April 23, 2015

    The grand prize winner has been drawn for the tea subscription Mother’s Day prize and it is… SARAH! Congrats Sarah. I’ll be in touch to arrange your Tea With Alice prize. I am a huge fan of the humble cuppa. My teapots keep having babies, my infuser collection is beyond a joke and the tea shelf in my pantry...

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