Frankenmom: Experiments on my child monster

Alice | Letters to my DaughterBlog, Parenting & FamilyLeave a Comment

A dark sky with a lightning bolt striking the eart. a black and white dramatic close up of a wide eye sits translucently on top. The heading sits in the foreground Frankenmom: Experiments on my child monster - Letters to my Daughter

My own experiments on my child monster began the day I found out she existed. Like a scientist, I began methodically studying the available body of evidence. I made calculated decisions to help me get closer to the elusive goal of ‘perfect parent’ of ‘perfect child’. I spent days reading endless articles and blog posts. Bolting together the latest nutrition … Read More

A letter to my pregnant self

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Hi Alice, It’s your friend, future you… (I know, clever huh?!) I wanted to write to you to tell you some things you probably don’t want to hear, because I know how stubborn you are, but I’m hoping because it’s coming from yourself you might actually listen. You’ll find this out, but it’s really hard being a mother and having a friend who is … Read More

5 posts every pregnant first time mum should read

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It can be hard to know what to read as a pregnant first time mum. Many new mums want to be as prepared as possible which is absolutely wonderful and I fully support that. You’re already a great mum in my eyes if you’re caring for your baby before they’re even here. However, there is SO much information available online and in … Read More