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10 things they don’t tell you about extended breastfeeding

Everyone tells you there’s a big difference between breastfeeding a newborn and breastfeeding a toddler. But what they fail to [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|26 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

When it comes to cakes, it's fair to say my mother-in-law knows how to make them. This is the creation [...]

By |May 15th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments

An Ode to CBeebies

Parents of the land rejoice – it looks like CBeebies is safe! For now, anyway. In case you’ve been on [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Family life|26 Comments

Is ‘me-ternity’ leave a good idea?

Have you heard the one about the woman who reckons women who don’t have children should be entitled to ‘me-ternity’ [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Parenting|16 Comments

Is it possible to politely refer to a foo foo?

Yes, I am talking about front bottoms – as we also call them in our house. BB came home from [...]

By |May 9th, 2016|Parenting|42 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Our local park includes a paddling pool which is filled from May to September and is the place to go [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments

10 signs a baby is a blogger’s child

It occurred to me, when a parcel arrived containing something for me and not for BB and she crossed her [...]

By |May 6th, 2016|Family life|70 Comments

How I doubled my Twitter following in 16 weeks

On January 1st this year I had 1,000 Twitter followers. On May 1st I crossed the 2,000 follower mark, meaning [...]

By |May 4th, 2016|Blogging|30 Comments

5 things you only know after 5 years of marriage

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary at the weekend. The papers have been full of [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Relationships|75 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Little B turned 18 months old this weekend. To mark the occasion I've been trying to capture a photo of [...]

By |May 1st, 2016|Family life|16 Comments

The one where I had a date with Hugh Grant (sort of)

Ok so it wasn't exactly a date, owing to the fact I was on my own, and Hugh Grant wasn't [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Reviews|17 Comments

Does being married make you a better parent?

Does being married make you a better parent? If the latest government report is to be believed it does. According [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|Parenting|38 Comments

Things you can’t do now your baby is a toddler

The other day, when I was pushing Little B in his pushchair and trying to quietly rip open a Wispa [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Parenting|120 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Ever since BB was born in 2011 April and May has become one of my favourite times of the year. [...]

By |April 24th, 2016|Family life|26 Comments

Pretend to Bee fancy dress review & discount code

Fancy dress. Yet another thing no-one warns you about when you become a parent is the number of fancy dress [...]

By |April 23rd, 2016|Reviews|12 Comments