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There have been some new arrivals in BB's classroom this week. A local farm has given them some eggs to [...]

By |February 28th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments

Should you take a child to a funeral?

We had some sad news this week. BB and Little B’s great grandad – Misery Guts’s grandad – died. He [...]

By |February 26th, 2016|Parenting|20 Comments

5 kids’ characters who make me want to SCREAM

Big news! They’re bringing back Super Ted! In case you weren’t around in the 1980s, Super Ted was a Welsh [...]

By |February 24th, 2016|Books, Parenting|123 Comments

#SagGoneGrooveOn: beating nappy sag with Pampers!

Babies have got it pretty easy when you think about it. They can sleep whenever and wherever they like, get [...]

By |February 22nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|36 Comments


This week I discovered I hate half term. Not only is there extra washing and preparing of meals, we spent [...]

By |February 21st, 2016|Family life|20 Comments

Little Dish hamper competition winner!

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our competition to win a hamper of Little Dish Go Gos goodies [...]

By |February 20th, 2016|Competitions|0 Comments

5 reasons I hate half term

It’s official: just like the school run, I’ve discovered I hate half term. They call it the ‘half term holiday’, [...]

By |February 19th, 2016|Parenting|77 Comments

What makes a true friend?

Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them but you know they are there. Friendship is mutual dislike [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Family life|33 Comments

#Poweredbyplants: 5 ways to get kids to eat more veg

Apparently only 22% of children know that broccoli grows on a plant. In a totally unscientific test I asked BB [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Parenting|34 Comments


This is BB and Little B playing with my old dolls house. My mum and dad refurbished it for BB [...]

By |February 14th, 2016|Family life|14 Comments

Getting a GP appointment is a lot like buying concert tickets

Today I'm coming to you from my bed. I've caught Little B’s ‘non-specific’ virus, which ironically turns out to be [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Family life|42 Comments

5 healthy snacks for kids & Little Dish prize giveaway!

Ever since BB started school I feel like I’m laying on a constant buffet from 3pm until bedtime. She constantly [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Health, Reviews|108 Comments

The REAL difference between being a mum & being a dad

Obviously there’s a difference between being a mum and being a dad. Like the small matter of growing a baby [...]

By |February 8th, 2016|Parenting|74 Comments


This room at the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital in Brighton really sums up our week. Little B has had a [...]

By |February 7th, 2016|Family life|14 Comments

When family fun goes wrong

I suppose it was only a matter of time. It’s been a year since we finally got our own allotment [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Family life|50 Comments