Category Archives: Baby

The Things We Say

The areas of Social Psychology and Discursive Psychology analyse communication and interaction within the social setting; an established environment, a specific culture. One aspect of this study looks at history, and the power of that which came before us in determining … Continue reading

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Toddlers: Sorting Out The Mess

My eleven and a half month old must find it so frustrating, having to follow me around, undoing all the tidying I’m doing and recreating his previous mess. Just earlier he barged into the bathroom where I was, repeatedly banging … Continue reading

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Do What You Love

Probably most, if not all of us, have heard the saying, “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” But aside from the question of how to make that happen, lies a much bigger, often far … Continue reading

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Scheduling: The Only Way Shit Might Get Done

“If you want something done, ask a busy man!” That’s what they say. I accidentally said this to the graphic designer friend who’d just agreed to work on my next book cover on her own time, despite being both busy … Continue reading

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A Day At The Spa

Or was it just a ten minute shower? I particularly love showers. Especially relaxed evening showers where you spend three hours completing three minor grooming tasks while continuously rubbing the body moisturiser in, yet you’re still oily and sticky climbing into … Continue reading

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Shhh…Do You Hear That?

Frankly if this was asked of me, the only response in my head would be “Yes I hear you shushing me you bossy cow.” But the “Shhh” here isn’t actually shushing anyone. It’s the Shhh of Bjork’s It’s Oh So Quiet … Continue reading

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Is It Because I Brought Up Whores With The FIL?

I’m thinking of doing a Top Tips post. Maybe even a weekly Top Tips post. I keep coming up with incredibly brilliant discoveries in life that I just know others could benefit from. For example, I randomly found out that the … Continue reading

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Don’t Stay At Home

I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with a near toddler all day that is fun and interesting and includes more than gone-off banana flaking off my leg and my magazines been ripped up for long enough that … Continue reading

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Elimination Communication: 6 Ways it Improves My Life

“Are you a total hippy?” my friend’s friend asked of me in disgust. Em…that description has been bandied about before, I thought to myself, sitting there in my sparkly lipgloss and sparklier top, looking very mainstream. “No…well a bit, but … Continue reading

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Babyproofing, Attachment and Some Daily Decluttering

Apparently babies aren’t aware they are a separate person for the first six months or so. And then you spend the next six months wishing they weren’t. If they were physically attached to you, (or say, chained to a radiator), you … Continue reading

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