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Being mummy

On being mummy and a role model

There’s no doubt about it, becoming a mummy is completely and utterly life-changing. Suddenly this helpless little person depends on you for everything, every minute of the day. I found…

happy baby


I’m writing this whilst Rosalie naps, and whilst the house is peaceful and I’m looking through my photos, it’s hard to imagine that she can be anything other than angelic.…

mummy reading with R

Grab a book and climb aboard

Something wonderful has happened to Rosalie over the last few weeks. Something that makes my heart melt every time she does it. Lots of Rosalie’s books are stowed on the…


Reflecting on my unplanned home birth

The publication of the new NICE guidelines Intrapartum care: care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth, which recommend that women with a low risk of pregnancy complications would…