What advice would I give to Harry & Meghan or any other new parents-to-be? Well, read all the books, do the ante-natel classes and then expect the unexpected. It's true that nothing can prepare you for parenthood, even if you read lots of books and get lots of advice from other parents, it's very much … Continue reading Expect the unexpected.
First birthdays tend to come along in groups, thanks to many us staying friends with our NCT group. As a parent who went through this stage relatively recently, I have a few thoughts on what presents to buy, if you'd rather not buy a toy. It's also a chance to give a shout-out to some … Continue reading What to buy for baby’s 1st birthday.
Sometimes the most impromptu conversations get you thinking about what complications may lay ahead for your child. My sister and I were recently chatting over a cup of tea and she mentioned our mum had taken my niece to the park a couple of weeks ago and a little boy questioned her ethnicity. Well, it … Continue reading A child’s take on diversity