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Fun lunchbox ideas for kids

One hundred and ninety five. If you had to produce packed lunches for one child for the whole school year, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Parenting|44 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

There was only one image I could choose for #MySundayPhoto this week: BB on her 5th birthday. Here she is [...]

By |August 21st, 2016|Parenting|16 Comments

Pregnancy no-nos & what to do if you break the ‘rules’

So, the little blue line appears on the testing stick and what you’d suspected ever since buying it is confirmed: [...]

By |August 19th, 2016|Pregnancy|90 Comments

How to deal with defiant children

Instagram followers will know we’ve recently returned from Spain, where it’s fair to say Little B really tested our patience [...]

By |August 18th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

WIN one of 5 video cameras & Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons!

Picture the scene: it was an average working weekday - I think it was raining - and I really wasn’t [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Competitions|44 Comments

How not to lose a child (or two!)

After writing about how not to lose the back to school plot I thought I’d continue the theme with how [...]

By |August 10th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|18 Comments

How not to lose the back to school plot

Does taking a ticket in the children's section of a shoe shop only to find the world and his or her screaming [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|Reviews, School|19 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Choosing which photo to share for #MySundayPhoto this week was a no-brainer - our first photo of baby number three [...]

By |August 7th, 2016|Parenting, Pregnancy|22 Comments

I’m pregnant!

We've been harbouring a little secret in our house: I'm pregnant and baby number three is on the way! It's [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Family life, Miscarriage, Parenting, Pregnancy|128 Comments

Hoburne Holidays: an honest review by a knackered mum

Eleven months, 13 days and about four hours. That was the last time we had a holiday, a proper get-away-from-home-for-a-week [...]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Reviews|39 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Last weekend it was our sixth wedding anniversary so we took the kids into London to show them where mummy [...]

By |July 24th, 2016|Family days out|5 Comments

An Ode to my nursing bras

After 20 long months I’ve decided it’s time to stop breastfeeding Little B. He’s never slept through the night, and [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Parenting|13 Comments

Why my allotment makes me a better mum

Regular readers will know that about 18 months ago we finally got to the top of the allotment waiting list [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Six years ago today I became Mrs Misery Guts so I thought I'd share one of our wedding photos for [...]

By |July 17th, 2016|Family life|4 Comments

5 reasons apps for kids are a good idea

I’ve always been a bit anti technology aimed at kids (apart from the TV, which as a stay-and-work-at-home-mum I couldn’t [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|22 Comments