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Baby Bootcamp

Day eleven. 1.17pm. Baby propped. Bottle cocked. And here was I, a big fat shadow of my former self, barely recognisable to the world. And still in my pyjamas. I pitied the postman, I really did. Poor guy had more than he bargained for behind the door at number 88. A sleep-deprived bag of a… Continue reading Baby Bootcamp

Children & babies · General parenting · Home and Family

Ode….to be a Perfectly Normal Housewife

Esther's first day at Big School prompted the resurrection of the Ironing Board. OK so perhaps use of the word "resurrection" is wishful thinking. Rather more truthful would be: Esther's first day at Big School prompted the erection of the ironing board. For the first time. In 5 years of marital bliss and pseudo-domesticity. A culmination… Continue reading Ode….to be a Perfectly Normal Housewife