OddHogg

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Can we take a minute to talk about postpartum hair loss? You would think that since Piglet is nearly 17 months old that I would have stoped harping on about this sort of thing by now. But seriously – it’s still troubling me now. Before I had Piglet I was aware that hair loss was

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We did it! We have moved back into our house on Saturday and it feels gooooood. My parents were very kind to have us staying with them for so long, but we were all more than ready to get our own space back. My mum took care of 99% of the cooking while we were

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It can’t be denied that Piglet was a gentle, soft natured baby. I’ve always tried not to be smug about it, but he was such an easy going little guy and let’s be honest, we were very lucky. Everyone commented on it, the way he poked gentle with a finger rather than snatching at his

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Feeling a little bit stressed is part and parcel of being a parent these days. Poor sleep can make a simple situation seem worse than it is, and all around we can be guilty of feeling a little uptight in certain situations. Stress can often be confused with anxiety, when in actual fact they are

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Last weekend I went out for a friends birthday. Properly out-out in a bar with dancing and cocktails – the stuff of dreams. No baby to worry about (except a slight niggling at the back of my mind that I was going to have to get up with him the next morning), bedtime routines to

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Every 6 months or so I head back to the hospital for a check-up, a bit like a diabetes MOT. When I was first diagnosed they were a bit daunting. I didn’t know what to expect, where to go, what to do and what was in it for me. It used to feel like I

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Is contraception a taboo subject? I’m not sure! My friends and I have very open relationships and so we talk about all sorts. I’m not sure if it’s common practice to openly discuss contraception? Regardless, I’m going to. It is a part of pretty much every grown woman’s life – and most mens too. We

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I have had type 1 diabetes for 4 years now, and in that time I have heard some fairly ignorant comments. Some are innocent, some well meant and some just down right rude. I know that there are certain things that I would never say to someone with depression, cancer or other medical issues, and