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I became a parent in November 2009 and, as the cliché goes, my world turned upside down. PHP posts turned to pregnancy, midnight gaming turned to midnight (and 1am, and 2am, and ...) feeds. Here lies documented tales of poop, boobs, toddler tantrums and the nitty gritty that goes with being Mum.

 |  Parenting

Baby Isabel is Home

Isabel was born at 10:32 on November 14th weighing 7lbs 11oz. We came home last night, and she’s settling in nicely. Anyway, I just wanted to write a quick post to say thank you for the massive response to her arrival. The cards, e-mails, facebook…

 |  Parenting, Personal

Personal Perspective

This is an odd entry in that Karl regularly chimes in (quoted). However, given that what I’m about to discuss affected us both, I’m sure you can understand. If you’d asked me this time last year my opinions on ‘mommy bloggers’ and ‘mommy blogging’ I’m…

 |  Misc, Parenting

Sod’s Law

Pretty much every Friday, Karl’s mum pops in to see us on her way back from work. Because Karl and I both work all week, we tend to ‘save up’ housework for the weekend. This means that when she gets here, it’s normally an absolute…

 |  Parenting, Personal

Thank You Internet Peoples

Thank you all for the well wishes, congratulations, advice and support on my last entry, and via e-mail/twitter. I can see that my bastard child has some expectations to live up to. ;) For the record, I’m sure that — despite the heathen, unmarried environment…

 |  Parenting, Personal

Insert Tumbleweed Here

I should have known that blogging about not blogging would be an invitation for something drastic to happen, rendering me all but incapable of blogging, resulting in… blog irony or something. (Don’t count how many times “blog” appears in that sentence.) The fact that I…

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