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Student Parenthood: I Don’t Know How I Did It

When I was in my third year at university, juggling the responsibilities of looking after a newborn with the pressures of essay deadlines, I’d often hear “I don’t know how you do it”. My standard response was to smile blithely, shrug my shoulders and say “it’s no big deal”. At […]


“Mommy, I Need Help!”

Does any phrase strike more fear into your heart than “Mommy, I need help!”? I think SB has just gone through another Leap (do they still exist for toddlers?) – we had a week or two of grumpiness, waking up in the middle of the night, refusing to sleep etc, […]


Officially A Graduate!

Well, here we are then. The dust has settled, the caps have been thrown and I am a graduate! Graduation on Friday was amazing; the loveliest and proudest day since SB was born. She was a little star throughout – she and Daf sat and watched the graduation being live-streamed, […]


Sundays With SB – A Mummy & Daughter Day

On Sunday, Daf went to Conwy Castle for the day, to do some medieval-ing. We went the day before but it had been very wet and cold, and SB is still getting over this cough, so we thought it was best if SB and I stayed in. We did manage […]


The Daddy Diaries #4: Studying With SB

This week, Daf talks about the trials and tribulations of studying with a young baby, and has some advice for anyone who thinks they can’t go to university because of their parenting commitments.