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Things they DON’T tell you about breastfeeding

Little B will be one next month (don’t know where that went). We’re still going strong on the breast feeding [...]

By |September 21st, 2015|Breast feeding|56 Comments


Misery Guts bought this dress for BB when we were in holiday in Wales. She spotted it in a shop [...]

By |September 20th, 2015|Family life|12 Comments

The midwife recorded the time of birth on kitchen roll

This week I’ve been sorting through Little B’s memory box and with BB now at school I’ve finally got around [...]

By |September 18th, 2015|Parenting|20 Comments

Early Years Journal review: I ate chicken soup like it was going out of fashion

When it comes to keepsakes I’m a bit of a hoarder: basically I keep everything. I’ve kept every single item [...]

By |September 18th, 2015|Reviews|10 Comments

Things I need to learn now I have a child at school

It’s now BB’s second week at school and to say it’s been a learning curve for me is an understatement. [...]

By |September 16th, 2015|Parenting|12 Comments

What REALLY happens behind the scenes on This Morning

I’ve always wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a TV show, especially a live one. Since becoming a [...]

By |September 14th, 2015|Parenting|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto: Behind the scenes at This Morning

Every week I enjoying looking at all the photos in onedad3girls #MySundayPhoto linky, so I thought it's about time I [...]

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

My TV debut: should parents decide when their children start school?

Social media followers will know I have made my TV debut: I appeared on ITV's This Morning talking about summer babies [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|11 Comments

‘I cried hot burning tears because I dreaded the reaction my shoes would get at school’

BB started school for the first time this week, which needless to say made me think about my first day [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Family life, Uncategorised|24 Comments

Style tips for new mums: how to ooze confidence & avoid fashion fails

Leggings, a nursing vest and Birkenstocks. It doesn’t matter what day of the week or time of the year it [...]

By |September 9th, 2015|Fashion|4 Comments

A letter to my baby on your first day of school

Dear BB, It’s been four years and 23 days since you were born and changed my world forever. Just like [...]

By |September 7th, 2015|School|10 Comments

Nursery school leaving present ideas: try making a DIY hamper

Today is BB’s last day of preschool before starting school on Monday. The presents for staff have been flowing in [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Craft|2 Comments

Summer days out with the kids #5: Great Dorset Steam Fair & Snoozebox review

August is over, the schools are going back and the nights are drawing in. But there's still time for one [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|12 Comments

What makes the perfect burger?

Is it the bun? Is it the cheese? Is it the meat itself? It’s a good question, and one I [...]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Food|9 Comments

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