Weaning Week – Competition!

It's funny, with Jack I was super keen to get him onto solids - it was almost a competition between all the other mums as to who was going to have their kitchen pebble dashed with Weetabix first. Come second baby, I was secretly hoping I'd be able to keep her on milk until she [...]

One has split One’s V to her A…

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed their third child into the world – with Kate birthing a healthy 8lb 7oz baby boy, after a five hour labour. The joyful news was gratefully received by hundreds of waiting journalists - most of which silently thanked Kate’s efficient ‘third baby faff’ for sparing them from [...]

Happy Bloody Mother’s Day!

Ahhhhhh, Mother's Day... your one day out of a whole year to put your feet up, relax, and not shout at the children so much your angry vein pops out. Isn't it lovely to be so loved, and appreciated by your children and other half? All the feels... https://youtu.be/hTGH0nbpOWI    

The ‘Big Baby’ Blues

Hi, I'm Sophie and I've birthed a 10lb 10oz baby. A war story I'm now incredibly proud of, but that hasn't always been the case... As a nation we're obsessed with weight - how fat someone is, how thin someone is - how much weight we're gaining, how much weight we're not losing. It sometimes [...]

#misCOURAGE

Evelyn is my beautiful, clever, happy / sometimes Devil incarnate toddler - who I love (along with her brother) more than life itself. Next week, we'll be celebrating her second birthday with a terrifyingly shit Peppa Pig cake I've cobbled together, and the whole Baby Annabel section of the Argos catalogue. But... Evelyn shouldn't really be [...]

F**k You, Wrinkles

Wrinkles are my (fairly) new arch nemesis... especially the ones on my forehead - which are beginning to get so deep I'm worried I'll start finding things in there, like the TV remote, a cat, old coins - that sort of thing. My husband tells me not to worry - they're just 'laughter lines', but [...]

FIRST BABY VS SECOND BABY – PART ONE

PREGNANCY One of the main differences between your first and second pregnancy is that nobody really gives a hoot... That's right, you've done it once before - what do you want, a medal? When I fell pregnant with my second baby, hubs and I were super excited about the prospect of reliving sneezy wees once [...]

Smell of You – A Parenting Parody

Recently downloaded the new Ed Sheeran album and got a certain song stuck in my head, which, as it happens, lent itself quite nicely to a parenting parody. Sleepless nights, Tom Hardy, group peeing, Spanx, and Dairylea - here we go... First video up on my new 'Tired 'N Tested TV' channel - more in the [...]