Baby Raph

He’s here! Raphael arrived just a few days late, after a very long labour during a state-wide lockdown, and not quite as heavy as predicted…

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Looking back on 2020

What a year! I know I say that every year, but 2020 was of course a very different one for me, as it was for…

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2019

So yes it is now March and 2019 was some time ago, but I’ve done some kind of review every year for a while now…

Felix’s birth story

I read a lot of birth stories during my pregnancy, something that I’d been avoiding until then. They always feel deeply personal and I didn’t…

A mini, minimalist nappy bag

For a long time I’ve kept what’s in my bag pretty minimalist (when carrying a bag at all). With a dodgy back I can’t carry…

Felix at five months

It’s been five months, and it still feels weird calling myself a mum or talking about my son. Having a baby is a roller coaster…

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Random pregnancy advice

I started writing this whilst on maternity leave waiting for my baby to arrive – it’s now almost 4 months later but I didn’t want…

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