I met Kate Thornton recently to ask her if her eight year old son Ben, ever pushes her buttons in the same way that my little Button-Pusher does to me. Ben sounds like he’s a very chilled, very cool kid indeed, who makes his mum beam with pride when she talks about him. As I … More #WorkThatWorks How Kate Thornton makes it work for her, now she’s a Mum.
I’ve written before about how being a parent sometimes makes me feel out of control or that I’m failing at being a mum. A quick straw poll of mum friends, or a glance online at other blogs and magazine articles, and I take some comfort in knowing that I’m clearly not alone in feeling this way. … More In Control Mother Booker.
As I was spraying dry shampoo into my hair for the 4th day on the run last week, it struck me that I wouldn’t have got through the last 2 1/2 years of motherhood without it. I always knew there wouldn’t be time for long soaks in aromatherapy bubble baths once my little Button-Pusher came … More Surviving in the (Mother)hood
Life, inevitably, changes once you have children. I remember being pregnant and swearing blind that Mr Baffled and I thought our lives wouldn’t change that much. But, inevitably, life did change. Of course it did. A teeny tiny human being came to live with us and is working out how she fits into the world … More 4 random things that’ve changed since becoming a parent
Mr Baffled and I went to a wedding recently. A wedding, as we all know, is a joyous affair and a fabulous occasion which allows for getting dressed up in your Sunday best. So there I am: a beautiful dress that makes me feel like a million dollars? Check. Gorgeous evening clutch bag (as opposed to the across-the-body … More Parenting: no heels required