Preparing your child for starting ‘big’ school

This time next week is BB’s first day of school. With the exception of becoming a big sister starting 'big' [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Parenting|12 Comments

Flashback Friday: I was too scared to buy anything for the baby

This time last year I was seven months pregnant with Little B and still hadn't bought one single baby item. [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|Pregnancy|10 Comments

IJustLoveIt.co.uk review: helping to make sibling bedroom sharing a success

It’s been a month since Little B moved into BB’s bedroom, and I’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|Reviews|4 Comments

How to make a Frozen birthday cake featuring Olaf out of fondant icing

There was no question what BB’s birthday cake was going to be this year: the only option was a Frozen [...]

By |August 26th, 2015|Parenting, Recipes|14 Comments

5 post holiday resolutions: drink less & appreciate the little things

You know that feeling when you step off the plane, the smell and heat of a foreign country hits you [...]

By |August 24th, 2015|Parenting|4 Comments

Summer days out with the kids #4: Colby Woodland Garden, Pembrokeshire

Social media followers will know that this week we’re on staycation in Wales. My brother and sister-in-law have decamped to [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|8 Comments

Huggies Style on the Go: we’ve gone all chic & stylish!

What with my birthday, BB’s birthday and my dad’s birthday all in the space of a week August is always [...]

By |August 19th, 2015|Family life|4 Comments

10 things you didn’t know about me

I'm scared of the dark and should have sat on the sofa in my pyjamas more whilst on maternity leave. [...]

By |August 17th, 2015|Blogging|10 Comments

Flashback Friday: BB looks more and more like me

This is me when I was four. Tomorrow BB turns four, and as you can see we look quite alike. [...]

By |August 14th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

Supermarket or Clarks school shoes: what’s the difference?

I was planning to wait until the last week of August to buy BB’s school shoes in order to get [...]

By |August 12th, 2015|School|12 Comments

Cookie Crumbles baking kits review: easy cakes, muffins & brownies

Before becoming a mum just-add-an-egg baking kits weren’t something I knew anything about – it wasn’t a supermarket shelf I [...]

By |August 10th, 2015|baking, Reviews|4 Comments

Flashback Friday: I had to be induced because there was no sign of her budging

Since becoming a mum in 2011 the first two weeks of August always remind me of waiting for BB to [...]

By |August 7th, 2015|Family life|2 Comments

BIG news! I’m going to be working with Fearne Cotton!

Stop press, hold the front page, put down your cup of tea: I’ve got BIG news. I’m going to be [...]

By |August 7th, 2015|Parenting|8 Comments

Summer days out with the kids #3: Chertsey Show, Surrey

I love a good county show. Funny looking rare-breed animals, competitive WI flower displays and costumed re-enactments all washed down with [...]

By |August 5th, 2015|Family days out|0 Comments

Eye infection? Try breast milk eye drops

For the last week I’ve been sporting a black eye thanks to Little B who poked me right in the [...]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Breast feeding, Health, Parenting|6 Comments