Before lockdown, my husband and I were both commuting to work in London most days (occasionally working from home) which meant we didn't get to spend a great deal of time with our daughter on weekdays. So when I saw someone in a parenting group on Facebook recommend a book called The Work/Parent Switch, by... Continue Reading →
Working from home during lockdown with a toddler
Tips for surviving lockdown when you’re working and have a toddler I read a great meme recently that said ‘We are not all in the same boat, but we are all in the same storm’. Lockdown looks very different from one person to the next, and while I can’t pretend to know what is going... Continue Reading →
Is it worth buying a white noise machine to help your baby sleep?
I’ve been very lucky that my Mini Moo is such a good sleeper. She was sleeping through the night by the time she was two months old, and not waking until about 6 or 6.30am; by six months she wasn’t waking for her first feed until about 7.30 and then going back to sleep for... Continue Reading →
How to make friends as a new parent
When was the last time you made a new friend? You’ve probably become close to one or two people at work, but it’s unlikely you ever see, or speak to them, outside the office. But the last time you actually met someone new and arranged to meet up with them again for coffee? Being a... Continue Reading →