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Pages of expert guidance

from The Undercover Granny

These are the online musings of a 52-year-old who's learning to be a granny for the first time. She began this blog in the balmy days of August 2011 and writes about grannying children.



from Twins Born at 23 Weeks

This blog begins two days after the birth of two premature babies. The twins were born at 23 weeks gestation weighing just over a pound each.


News Blackout from Popwell

from The Popwell Chronicles

A satirical take on life in an English country village.


The Zen of Being a Football Mum

from The Goddess of Small Things

Twitter: @RuthieGledhill

Times religion writer Ruth reflects on life as a working mum, parent of a chorister, breeder of Ragdoll cats, photographer of flowers and as a singer and guitar player.


The 'fourth' trimester

from The Baby Base

A blog aimed at new parents, full of ideas and resources. This mixture of personal experiences and professional advice should help parents tackle the challenges of their baby's first year.


Am I The Only One Awake?

from The Mother of Reinvention

Twitter: @dianaappleyard

It’s rather hard to stop behaving like a mother, but novelist Diana is taking a deep breath and learning to perfect the art of non-parenting parenting of her daughters aged 23 and 18.


Wonderful idea or child cruelty?

from The Affordable Baby

Twitter: @ellielevenson

Cute or helpful baby or child products that don't cost the earth.


The Rage

from The Sixth Element

Twitter: @ComeWhineWithMe

In an ideal world, this blogger would live in bed and read books all day. In the real world, she's a mother of six, one of whom is schooled at home.


Luke explains the chocolate paper

from Tamara, Luke & Blake

Twitter: @didyouuhear

A family's history in pictures.


from The Hasler Show

Twitter: @thehaslershow

A blog about life in the maternity wards, written from the perspective of a premature baby. Providing support and updates to other parents.