Monthly Archives: May 2012

We’ll have money, we can hire a wife

Darren and I are watching Grey’s Anatomy, season 3.  *Spoiler alert* We’ve just watched the bit where Christina agrees to marry Burke.  You know, the “I don’t do rings” bit.  She tells him that she is a surgeon too, that … Continue reading

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Memories are made of….

What do you remember of your younger self? What makes you cringe, what makes you proud?  Are you still the same person now as you were 10, 20, 30 years ago? We are having a clear out at home in … Continue reading

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Baby bats and reflux

Samuel seems to have developed reflux, which is quite common at his age.  He spends a lot of the afternoon and evening arching his back and crying in pain, then being sick.  It is caused by an immature sphincter muscle … Continue reading

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Which is harder – staying at home or going to work?

A bit of a follow up to my last post. A week ago my parents were visiting.  I was chatting to my mum about how I was finding life having 2 children.  She rather pointedly commented that “yes, it’s quite … Continue reading

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Busy doing nothing

Well dear reader, I have not managed to write many posts recently.  I have been so busy, and yet done very little. Yesterday I had a good excuse – we were all at a wedding, which was lovely.  Our long … Continue reading

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Wand of Office

I have been watching the state opening of parliament this morning.  It is a wonderful, ornate, and mostly pointless ritual steeped in tradition and covered in gold and rich red robes.  It makes me proud to be British and slightly … Continue reading

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The spoken word… finally!

Nathan is not a big talker.  His expressive speech delay means he has very few sounds and until recently no words at all. I was a bit worried because he’s so far behind his peers in this one regard – … Continue reading

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