That is a photo of Kid 1 almost 9 years ago now. She is just under 9 pounds. She is in an incubator…in the NICU. I first posted it onto Instagram last year, on her 8th birthday, and spoke briefly about my experience then. I also talked about it with Anya Hayes for her latest… Continue reading Yes, I’m a NICU Mum Too… (A Short Story) – Part One
Presenting to you my second ever guest post! It comes to you all the way from mainland Europe, Germany, Berlin, to be precise (cos Brexit can go kiss my ass) and has been penned by the beautiful Kristin aka Frau Naijn aka Me, Myself & Child. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen… Continue reading Guest Post: Me, Myself & Child – I Bet You Think This Post is About You or Being a White Parent to a Black Child
I originally wrote this post during the Summer of 2016, but held onto it. I am publishing it today as I feel the time is now right. It’s a long one, so you may want to grab a cuppa… x In the UK, September is the month during which kids either return to school or… Continue reading A “How To” Guide: When yours is the only non-white child in the classroom…
When I was little, and I got invited to birthday parties by school friends, my mum enforced a strict £5 present buying maximum. Note the use of the word ‘maximum’. Sometimes, we didn’t even reach the full fiver. And if I wanted to top it up, which I didn’t, but if I did, that was… Continue reading How Much Is Too Much?
Kids club is now way more than just somewhere you drop your children during the school holidays. Last Sunday, Big Fish Little Fish (or BFLF to those in the know) invited the Hey fam along to their Jingle Bell Rave, downstairs at The Mangle http://wringerandmangle.com/mangle/, in East London’s, newly gentrified, London Fields. To those of you… Continue reading Big Fish Little Fish: 2-4 Hour Party People!