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5 things I said I’d never do as a mum

Before you became a mum (or dad) did you used to think about the sort of parent you’d be? I [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

Our school countdown bucket list

The countdown is on. This time next year my blue-eyed boy – the baby I once thought I’d never have [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Parenting|7 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

To steal a phrase from Blue Peter #MySundayPhoto this week is a close up of something I prepared earlier. If [...]

By |October 14th, 2018|baking|5 Comments

My top 5 school stain removal hacks

Marker pen, gravy and glue. If I had £1 for every time the oldest comes home from school wearing one [...]

By |October 12th, 2018|Parenting, Reviews|14 Comments

The trouble with a common name

One hundred and ninety-five thousand. That’s how many people there are in the UK with the same surname as me. [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Parenting|4 Comments

Why I’m running the Great South Run

They say if you can't beat them, join them. After watching from the side lines as Misery Guts competes in [...]

By |October 8th, 2018|Parenting|15 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Have you been having amazing sunsets where you are lately? #MySundayPhoto this week is the view from our living room, [...]

By |October 7th, 2018|Parenting|5 Comments

Are our kids too clean?

Are our kids too clean? I ask because we bath our kids by default every day. We’ve had a ‘bath, [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|Parenting|0 Comments

5 things all women should know about checking for lumps & bumps

I don’t mean baby bumps, I mean more sinister kind of bumps. Like boobie bumps. We all know we’re supposed [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment

Should I give my finger-sucking baby a dummy?

Should I give my finger-sucking baby a dummy? That’s what the dentist says we should do to stop the littlest [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I know last week's #MySundayPhoto was a picture from our allotment, but I couldn't resist sharing another after this little [...]

By |September 30th, 2018|Allotment|13 Comments

3 things every parent should know about car seat safety

Like most parents with young children, the chances are taking your baby on car journeys is unavoidable. But did you [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment

Win tickets to The Baby Show at London Olympia!

Fancy winning tickets to The Baby Show at London Olympia? Then you’ve come to the right place! The Baby Show [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Competitions, Parenting|14 Comments

7 reasons why I won’t potty train my youngest

I've made a decision. One that's not likely to go down well in some quarters. I'm not going to potty [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Parenting|30 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

It's been a funny old year on the weather front hasn't it: late snow followed by a heatwave followed by [...]

By |September 23rd, 2018|Allotment|8 Comments