Feed me quicker!

We now have a hungry 7 month old who loves food! My intention was to wait until he was 6 months old and to do baby-led weaning (why is it called that? Don’t all babies lead weaning by choosing to eat what you offer them?!) but at 5 and half Read more…

Rested

Thank you to my friends who have asked when I’ll be writing another blog because they want to read it. I so appreciate the encouragement. You will have noticed a 3 month absence, a short rest if you will. This is reflective of how the last 3 months of my Read more…

Coping with the colds

Anyone who has experienced a baby with a cold knows that it can really be miserable. According to the NHS website, ‘while adults usually have two to four colds a year, children can catch as many as 8 to 12’ as they haven’t yet built up an immunity to all those Read more…

Bad language on Mother’s Day.

Every year I get cross with language on Mother’s Day! As a Children and Families Pastor and a woman with female friends  I am acutely aware that Mother’s Day, although a wonderful time to celebrate our mothers and those who are mothers, grandmothers, godmothers etc., is an incredibly painful day for so many Read more…

Happy Mother’s Day

Dear Mum, I hope you don’t mind that I am posting this publicly but I feel it necessary to shout from the rooftops that you are a wonderful mum! I find it almost too hard to put into words just how truly brilliant you are. Thank you for always loving me, Read more…

What’s your problem?

After a blissful morning at the aquarium where the little guy was either napping or staring at the fish in wide-eyed awe, we got home and it was like something broke him. He became inconsolable, screaming and crying (actual tears, aren’t they the worst?!) and refusing to settle. I tried Read more…