Blogging Challenge – Day 20: Questions, Questions Today on the blogging challenge I’m supposed to do an FAQ post, but it’s Friday night, I have a glass of wine and I’m not feeling entirely sensible, so here are some frequently asked parenting questions – with my own, utterly infallible answers: 1- Natural childbirth or drugs… Continue reading The Answer to Everything (Almost)
30 Day Blog Challenge – Day 13: Sing a song (yes I’m a bit late again with this one) Today’s blog challenge was to pick a song for the post title. I had no idea where I was going to go with this until I realised that E’s current favourite song actually fits nicely with… Continue reading Under Pressure
I grew up on David Attenborough documentaries, bug hunts and trips to the safari park. I suspect that’s where my interest in science was originally sparked, and I really hope my girls will come to share this fascination with the natural world. Sadly I’ve heard a few people say that London kids must find all… Continue reading Review: Sea Life London Aquarium
30 Day Blogging Challenge – Day 10: Key Phrases Pregnant women aren’t stupid (ok some of them are, grab any large enough selection of the population and there will be someone who thinks dolphin midwives are a great idea, but that’s got nothing to do with pregnancy hormones). Most women are reasonably intelligent AND can still… Continue reading RCOG: Baby On Board, Brain Out The Window?
30 Day Blogging Challenge – Day 8: Pictures In case you’re wondering, yes I have missed a couple of days, only one of them because I just didn’t have the time/inclination, the others are because the challenge doesn’t actually involve a new post. Today’s however is going to happen and it’s a nice easy one… Continue reading Picture This
30 Day Blogging Challenge- Day 6: Say Something Nice Sorry for being a day late on this one, M has had a stinking cold and she’s teething so we’ve reverted to positively newborn levels of sleep (or lack of) my attempts to string this together last night were therefore utterly incomprehensible and although I don’t… Continue reading For the Love of Grannies
30 Day Blogging Challenge- Day 4: Start With A Question What is a caseload midwife? To put it briefly, a rare and wonderful thing. When I was pregnant with E I had the standard model of care for a low risk, first pregnancy. My antenatal appointments were with various midwives at my GP surgery. When… Continue reading What is a Caseload Midwife?