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A vegetarian parent raising a non-vegetarian child

A vegetarian parent raising a non-vegetarian child

“What would you like for breakfast?” I asked my daughter recently. “BACON!” she said. “How about Weetabix instead? And maybe Daddy will share some of his bacon,” I said. “Mummy doesn’t eat bacon,” she said. “No,” I said. “Mummy doesn’t.” Around 20 years ago, I […]

So, the toddler ‘mine’ phase is super fun

So, the toddler ‘mine’ phase is super fun

One morning I got into an argument with my toddler about porridge. More specifically, about porridge ownership. “Do you want some porridge for breakfast?” I asked. “Yeah.” “Okay.” [Opened the cupboard to get the oats] “Want Weetabix instead.” “You want Weetabix? That’s fine. Mummy is […]

Your petite baby is okay and so are you

Your petite baby is okay and so are you

My blog stats show that two of my most popular posts of all time are How I tried (and failed) to grow a big fat baby and 10 things mums of petite babies know to be true. (Speaking of stats, I’ve got a blog post […]

The curse of the awkward highchair

Cafe highchairs aren’t designed for petite babies.

Weaning my wee one

My baby is great at eating and I couldn’t be more proud.

The gifts I really want to give my baby

Dear Popple, It’s almost Christmas! You’re too young to really understand Christmas yet, but it’s the reason that we have a tree in our house right now. It’s also the reason you’ll be getting presents next week, despite the fact that you’re happy to play […]