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10 free things to do with kids

The thing about kids is they cost money. And when it comes to school holidays they cost even more money. [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Parenting|21 Comments

‘I’m scared for me & I’m scared for the kids’

‘I’m scared for me & I’m scared for the kids’. I'm referring, of course, to the terror attack in Manchester [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Parenting|35 Comments

Water fun with HUGGIES® Little Swimmers®! #ad

If there’s one thing that marks the start of summer in our house it’s the filling of our public paddling [...]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Parenting|5 Comments

5 bad things about living by the sea!

Regular readers will know we live by the sea. When I say by the sea, I mean right by the [...]

By |May 22nd, 2017|Parenting|7 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I'm so glad the sun has finally come out. A few weeks ago I wrote a post about 5 reasons [...]

By |May 21st, 2017|Parenting|6 Comments

A letter to my pregnant friend

Advice. The one thing that’s not in short supply when you’re pregnant is advice. You get it from friends, you [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|11 Comments

5 ways to feel instantly better

The Lost Sleep Of Motherhood is starting to catch up with me - again. It's now three months since Littlest [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Parenting|26 Comments

‘I waited on the examination table for five hours’

Food, water, pain relief and a nice hot bath or shower. I don’t know about you but in the aftermath [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Parenting|10 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Welcome to a house fit for a hedgehog! Regular readers will know we're in the process of creating a wildlife [...]

By |May 14th, 2017|Gardening, Parenting|5 Comments

You’re invited to my Big Breastfeeding Café!

Bear with me, it’s not as bonkers as it sounds! On Tuesday 16th May breastfeeding experts Medela are bringing mums (and [...]

By |May 13th, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|0 Comments

5 reasons Thai food is great for kids

Burgers, pizza and chips. Those tend to be the go-to types of restaurants we look for when out and about [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|Family days out, Food, Reviews|9 Comments

‘Why I became an egg donor’

Egg donation. You often read stories about women whose dreams of motherhood have finally been realised thanks to donor eggs, [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|Health, Parenting|8 Comments

How to create a wildlife-friendly garden

The trouble with keeping lots of plates spinning all at the same time (a parenting superpower) is it’s only a matter [...]

By |May 10th, 2017|Allotment, Parenting|8 Comments

10 reasons blogging IS a proper job

‘Get a proper job’. That’s what one reader told me in response to a post I wrote about whether bloggers [...]

By |May 7th, 2017|Blogging|50 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I took Littlest B's new baby cards down this week. It's been almost three months since she was born on [...]

By |May 7th, 2017|Parenting|8 Comments