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Letters To My Children

Dearest Bridget on your Second Birthday

Dear, Sweet, Little Bridget, I often feel a whole new type of parenting guilt when it comes to you.You don’t get to stay asleep when we need to get Dexter to school. Your afternoon naps are arranged around taking Paisley to preschool. Your toys…

June 15, 2019
Letters To My Children

Paisley, now you are three.

Dearest Pais,  You are my wild child. You drive me batshit crazy most days with your antics… but I wouldn’t change you for the world. Every morning, you wake with giggles and smiles, not just for me and Daddy, but you go off in…

January 14, 2019
Letters To My Children

Paisley, now you are 2.

To my sweet, sassy Paisley on your second birthday, I’ve never been sure how to be a girl mum. I don’t like pink and I’m not a girly girl, and I hate that girls are targeted with all that sickly stuff in shops. People laughed when we found out you were going to be…

January 11, 2018
Child Development & Updates Letters To My Children

Bridget at 5 months

Dear Bridget, Your 5-month update is coming from a different angle today. Today I want to apologise. Your birth order is not your fault. It’s not your fault that you are our third child but being last often means exactly that. Last. You are the…

November 15, 2017
Letters To My Children

Dexter, Now you are 4

Dear Dexter, Last month you turned four years old. I think this has been the first year you’ve really understood that you were getting a bit older, or bigger, as you put it. We spent the day before your birthday at Wicksteed Park in…

July 12, 2017
Letters To My Children

A letter to my first born.

Dear Dexter, I know you’re not completely sold on Paisley yet. It’s not hard to see why – I mean, all she does is eat, sleep, poop and cry! And I know I’ve been a bit more short tempered with you these past few…

February 3, 2016