We Are Enough

I have been a mother for almost three years now. Aside from being an utterly terrifying thought, as I don’t feel old enough to be a mum, let alone mum to a three-year-old, it’s made me think about parenting so far. I hate using the term “journey” to describe anything […]

Letter To My Lodger, Part II

Dear Pickle (well if you aren’t going to show us if you’re male or female, I’m not going to give you a sensible name) It’s a little bit concerning that I still know so little about you. If you were a lodger in my house, I’d definitely know a few […]


…that actually, despite everything I say, I love this little monster more than I can really describe, and I’d do anything to keep it safe. I’ve struggled with feelings of love since finding out I was pregnant. At first, it was a case of wondering how I could possibly love […]

Becoming Buddha

SB is at that stage where the bump is big enough that people feel they can touch it. At first I thought I’d be creeped out by it, but I’m really not – everyone so far has asked, and when I was telling them about it moving, even agreed with […]