Five Tips When Starting Baby-Led Weaning

We’ve recently started weaning little Hikma since she turned six months.  Armed with Gill Rapley’s book which I had stashed…

Schooled in Disparity

Audio to follow.  For now, the audio file is on the Facebook page. Click here. Written when the recent Disparty…

Why Are You Crying, Mama?

I glance in the rear-view mirror and see your face.  “Why are you crying, Mama?”  You look to me for…

A Rucksack and Spider-man Sandals

“She’s lost weight.” Inwardly, I sighed.  Outwardly I nodded, affirming her untruth, not wanting to be difficult.  In reality, the…

You Will Need To Fight 

You’ll never be accepted, dear daughter. Your name, the name we were so proud of; the name we bestowed on…