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Pay the Mummy blogger: because you’re worth it?

This weekend, a client asked me if I knew of any parenting blogs that took advertising. Weirdly, I could only think of three or four British Mummy bloggers that I know run ads. I say weirdly because I know that many of the parent bloggers I speak to are desperate…

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You never forget their first profanity, do you?

One day, Flea is going to ask me when she first sat up, when she first crawled, when she cut her first tooth. And, friends? I am going to lie. Because the truth is, I can't really remember and I definitely never really got around to filling in that red…

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Is wine a part of your wind-down routine?

Trust me, it’s not often (ever) I find myself defending the Daily Mail. But I read a story today, headlined : 'Wind-down wine' alert: The relaxing glass that is turning working mothers into alcoholics." The Royal College of Physicians says that, as society has become more equal, women have started…

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Monkey Porn – a new parenting low.

I think it’s well-established now that I’m not a morning person. That’s my excuse for what happened last week, and I’m sticking to it. Now that Flea’s at school there’s another thing to remember in the mornings – show and tell. This week, though, I thought we had it sussed.…

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Life is the Dream.

Another tag today, this time from Sandy who has asked me to share my ‘dream’. I was all set to tell you about the place in the picture. Except if I told you, then you might go there and it wouldn't be my secret retreat any more. So, never one…

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