Trespass(ing) into practical territory

I’ve been known to purchase some fairly outlandish items of clothing over the years.  The most recent have been a pair of mermaid leggings and a huge red petticoat, the latter of which I wore out to a quiet birthday meal last month in an Indian restaurant (not with the leggings). I figure you only live once, so you might as well wear the bonkers … Continue reading Trespass(ing) into practical territory

Mucky Change Bags and Brioche

It’s been a while since I’ve taken a baby-change bag out with me.  After gradually transitioning away from the cumbersome change-bag for many months, it dawned on me that I no longer have to carry half the stuff I used to when I had babies. Yet another sign that time is flying, eh? During my first pregnancy and those sweet months of anticipation of the … Continue reading Mucky Change Bags and Brioche

Road-Users to Steer Clear Of

Back in my younger, reckless days, I would spend a lot of time driving chaotically in my Citroen Saxo VTR.  One of my tactics was driving horribly close to the car in front if I felt that it was moving too slowly.  Note, this an idiotic way to drive for two reasons: You’re never going to persuade the driver in front to go quicker by … Continue reading Road-Users to Steer Clear Of

Baby Reflux Treatment

My children have sailed through babyhood and are rapidly becoming little boys.  I periodically think back to some of the difficult aspects of those baby years, particularly some of the health issues that babies encounter.  One of the problems that I frequently stumbled upon on the parenting fora was baby reflux, something which (thankfully) neither of my children experienced.  Gastro-oesophageal reflux is where baby’s swallowed milk … Continue reading Baby Reflux Treatment