A friend and I made this cake for our other friend’s 30th birthday. And, if I do say so myself, it is pretty epic. There is a long standing tradition of buying each other fish themed gifts, a running joke of sorts, so when it came to deciding what cake to make, we knew it had to involve fish somehow.
You’ve read the books. You’ve gone to the antenatal classes. You’ve politely listened to unsolicited advice from strangers at the bus stop. You’re prepared, right?
You have an idea what to expect during pregnancy and labour, and are pretty sure you will know how to change and bathe the baby. But what about you? After the birth you don’t just go back to being the pre-pregnancy you overnight. Aside from the fact that you have a teeny tiny human relying on you to fulfil their every need, your body – and mind – goes through some pretty weird things.
Izzy starts school in 1 week. I can’t believe how quickly the summer holidays have gone and how unorganised I have been by not blogging about it! So here is my last-minute checklist of things you might need when your little one is starting or returning to school. And given that many kids have either already started or start on Monday, this is very last minute!
(Cue lots of panic-stricken Mums and Dads fighting over the last school jumper.) (more…)