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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

#MySundayPhoto

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

#MySundayPhoto

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

Forget X Factor: build a campfire & make s’mores

Saturday night is ‘treat night’ in our house. This involves BB being allowed to stay up late and watch X [...]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|52 Comments

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

#MySundayPhoto

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