In short, I was an idiot. And three years on - sat on the same sofa while my kids take a rare nap at the same time - I can't help but wish someone had taken me aside to explain a few home truths. Granted, I probably wouldn't have listened. But here's what I wish I could go back and tell that new mum on the sofa... Read more.
Daddy Pig is a legend. So much so that when I find myself in a difficult situation at home, I often think, 'what would Daddy Pig do?'... While I know I shouldn't be seeking parenting and lifestyle inspiration from an overweight, make-believe pig, if my two daughters grow up knowing they're as loved and cared for as Peppa is, then it'll have all been worthwhile. Read more.
Some of our concerns are longer-term. While we do okay financially, our jobs aren't super secure. Having one child keeps us nimble, and means that if we had to relocate to a more expensive city, we'd have a decent shot at maintaining our quality of life. Read more.