Hannah and I met when we were training as peer supporters with Sure Start.  I think her story is inspirational.   When I first found out I was pregnant I was 21 and breastfeeding wasn’t an option for me it was formula feeding all the way, none of[…]

Clare’s eldest son is at school with my son, and Clare and I trained together as peer supporters.  I think her story highlights just how important support is for breastfeeding mums, no matter how much experience they have. When I had my first son I was keen to[…]

So next week is Breastfeeding Awareness Week. It’s an important week, in place to educate about the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child, and it’s important because it encourages people to support those who are breastfeeding. The government doesn’t see it that way though and have[…]

Busy, busy today – running around sorting out a few last minute things before driving mysef and Plum to Oxford for the Barefoot Book annual UK conference which begins today. 1. I’m really looking forward to the conference.  Tonight is time for a chat with other ambassadors, over[…]

Barefoot Books have just relocated their UK offices from Bath ot Oxford, and are also having a warehouse clear-out to make way for new Autumn titles.  This means that until 20 June only, we have got some fantastic titles at silly prices. By far my best sellers are[…]

My hair seems to think it’s “80s Power Ballad” Day …