Bumbo

We bought it when our now five year old daughter was four months, most likely because I had seen it listed as an essential on some parenting website, browsed during those early sleepless nights, long before Instagram. It arrived just before Christmas and we positioned it in front of the Christmas tree, wedged her in […]

Breast pump

    Looking through my old pictures, searching for the sad little snaps of Medela bottles with one ounce of milk in them that I knew were there (why did my earlier, sleep-deprived self take these? Torture perhaps? I actually think I just sent them to my husband with frazzled / crying emoji faces) I […]

Scan picture

  Scans are weird things, aren’t they? You go for one, see a vaguely alien-shaped floating blob, answer some practical and matter-of-fact questions and are than asked how many pictures you want. “Err.. one?” I ventured last time, only for the sonographer’s excited face to drop as ten pictures churned enthusiastically out the printer. “You […]

Photos

Ah, photographs – beautiful, flattering lies to frame (slash, Instagram) and treasure forever. I can barely look at this picture I posted on Instagram in August 2013 – mainly because Dory is so low in the sling it kills me (but it was our first proper outing with her and it was akin to when now nearly 4 […]