Parenthood brings sleepless nights, tears and tantrums, nappy changes from hell, and the firm belief that you’re Cameron Diaz … wait, what?! New mum, Jen Wight, definitely wasn’t expecting that. But after her son was born, her worldview shifted in strange and unexpected ways. Within weeks, Jen found herself living a very different life – working […]

When you have a baby, there is much talk of developmental milestones. When will your little munchkin sit up, smile, walk and talk, read and write? But what about those unspoken milestones that you don’t read about in parenting books? Here are my top three. 1. Leaving them alone in the bath for the first […]

“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” Albert Einstein ‘The difference between stupidity and genius is that MANY smart people have said I am a VERY stable genius!’ Trump ‘Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.” William Shakespeare I was born great, I […]

It is (almost) the most wonderful time of the year. So the first purchase for many is Christmas Cards. It is a time when many think of supporting a charity, but rather than going for one of the big name charities this Christmas (or buying via a big name chain who usually donate a small […]

Today is my Dad’s birthday. He is 79. When I was about three we had this conversation while eating breakfast at a large wooden outdoor table outside our holiday home in the Pyrenees. ‘Oh look Dad a bee.’ ‘No Jen, that’s a fly.’ ‘Flies make honey don’t they?’ ‘No, bees make honey, not flies.’ ‘What […]