If there s one thing that puts us all on a level playing field (and if Vernon s got anything to do with it that would be one occupied by Bolton Wanderers ), it s becoming a mum for the first time. Forget careers, looks, fame, popularity this all goes out of the window when you are handed your newborn baby and told to get on with it. This happened to me when I had my first daughter, Phoebe. I was terrified. This tiny bundle seemed so small and helpless and it was down to me and Vern to make sure she was happy, healthy and nothing bad happened to her. This book is the story of my journey into motherhood. From the shock and excitement of the positive pregnancy test to trying to look stylish with a football stuffed up my jumper, the overwhelming emotion of giving birth to our beautiful baby and the horror to come of not sleeping properly for about 3 years. And then doing it all over again! My story is not particularly special. But then again, aren t all our stories of pregnancy, birth and motherhood incredibly special?I hope that by sharing mine, you will have a better idea of what to expect, pick up a few tips (and new wardrobe essentials!) and reassurance that even if the jo
Born in Stockport, Tess is the co-host of Strictly Come Dancing. She has worked on several successful TV shows from Singled Out to SMTV Live. Tess opened the Royal Variety Performance in 2008 and co-hosts Children in Need. In 2007 Tess and her husband Vernon Kay presented Just The Two of Us together. They are the proud parents of two daughters, Phoebe and Amber.