You know in films, where the woman suddenly clutches her bump, her waters break everywhere and then about an hour later a baby appears? Well, it’s not (usually) like that at all. Here’s our quick guide for knowing that it’s ‘happening’ – and be warned, labour, especially first time around, can take a while…   ...

My wedding day mantra was: Enjoy the moment. I repeated it throughout the day and primed my friends to whisper it in my ear at opportune moments.   What I didn’t want to do was spend the time walking up the aisle thinking about saying my vows, or on the way to reception wondering whether ...

Lately I have found myself talking quite a bit with women in various stages of new mamadom about travelling with kids.  And each of these women expressed concern about having to give up their love of travel once they had kids.  They felt that it was an insurmountable mountain to climb with children.   I ...