I’ve mentioned before on the Wannabe Supermaman blog about how Super Homme and I met. It was quite by chance through a French dating website, not long after we’d both come out of miserable marriages. The way we felt about each other, and so quickly, just blew us away. We still can’t believe our luck. We … More Wannabe Supermaman blog featured in Woman & Home magazine
I am now officially halfway through my pregnancy. “Hooray!” read the Baby Center app. “Celebrate by splurging on a pedicure, a pregnancy massage with essential oils, or a new outfit that shows off your bump.” Okay, then. Not sure who this wildly-off-course message could be for, but it isn’t me. It’s banking on a lot … More Why do I feel as though I have to justify this “third child” pregnancy?
Super H and I met for the first time on 20 September 2010. We were newly single, going through divorce, childless, and had both been in toxic marriages. We met purely by luck, a technical glitch, I’d say. But from that day onwards our worlds changed. It was soulmates at first sight and, genuinely, a … More How is this story going to end?
“Hmm, she’s not going to stop crying,” said the photographer. “Can mummy be in the photograph too?” It was the moment I had been dreading. Yet, unfortunately, one that I had not given much thought to before leaving for crèche and school this morning. “Photographer – crèche – 8.15am” had been buzzing an alert on … More A picture-perfect morning until the photographs arrive
Super PF is eight months old today. I held her close at her bedroom window this morning, as the sun was rising, and talked to her about all that we could see. *** It doesn’t seem possible that eight months and one day ago I was wondering if she was ever going to arrive, desperate … More An otherworldly and precious moment on my baby girl’s eight-month birthday
This post looks at what lies beneath the “hellos” and “goodbyes” of the daily school run and my mixed emotions transitioning from breast to bottle. … More Transitioning from breast to bottle and behind the “bonjours”
On Tuesday 22 September I walked into the creche to pick up Super PF and was warmly greeted not only by her incredible “yay, there’s my mummy” smile, but also a joyful, sonorous chorus from all the creche ladies, which went something like: Creche ladies: “Votre petite fille est super!” (Your little girl is fantastic.) Creche Co-directrice … More Momentous day: little “coquinette” has a big bottle of milk