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Routine for babies: just how important is it?

I’m feeling like a really crummy mummy this week. First there was the whole 'brexting' thing, now we’ve had the first of Little B’s [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|Parenting|13 Comments

Why you should NEVER feel guilty about ‘brexting’

Brexting. Also known as texting or using your mobile phone while breastfeeding. It’s the latest no-no being flagged up by [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|Breast feeding|30 Comments


Today we're coming to you from a sick household. BB has had a bug since the middle of last week [...]

By |October 11th, 2015|Family life|8 Comments

InfaCare bubble bath review: excuse the pink towel

Bubble bath. Because neither of my babies have had sensitive or dry skin, it’s not something I’ve ever paid much [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Reviews|4 Comments

The chances are your teddy is harbouring poo

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it turns out the chances are your teddy is harbouring poo. And staphylococcus, [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Family life|26 Comments

How do you tell a child about death?

It all started when we pulled up at some traffic lights in the car and BB asked what the ‘mountains’ [...]

By |October 7th, 2015|Parenting|21 Comments

5 baby items you really DON’T need

With Little B’s first birthday at the end of the month it’s time to put away some of his outgrown [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Parenting|39 Comments


Autumn is always the best time of year for sunsets where we live, but this week they've been really amazing. [...]

By |October 4th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

Zippy JCB Bandana Bibs review: Little B has perfected his catalogue pose

Bibs. I’ve never been a particular fan of bibs – they’ve always been surplus to requirements in our house because [...]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Parenting, Reviews|6 Comments

Asking bloggers to write for free & how to say no politely

Like many bloggers I regularly receive emails from companies asking me to review their product or service. If it’s a [...]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Blogging|20 Comments

Our big allotment challenge: we’ve started planting!

It’s been almost a year since we made it to the top of the list and got our own little [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Family life|18 Comments

What’s the best way to treat mastitis?

I can’t believe it. Little B will be 11 months old this week and I’ve come down with mastitis. I [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|Breast feeding|18 Comments


Our week has been summed up by this stick in Little B's hands. It's part of a wooden musical instrument [...]

By |September 27th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

I’m sick of sticking suckers on the window at bedtime

It’s been several weeks since we put the finishing touches on BB and Little B’s shared bedroom, but there’s one [...]

By |September 26th, 2015|Family life|2 Comments

Warnings I would give my kid self

Earlier this month Kirsty who blogs over at Something Crunchy Mummy charged me with the task of coming up with [...]

By |September 25th, 2015|Blogging|20 Comments