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#MySundayPhoto

It hasn't been the weekend we expected it to be. BB's pneumonia means she is now in hospital because she [...]

By |October 18th, 2015|Parenting|17 Comments

Milk & doughnuts: the BEST home remedy for kids

BB’s got pneumonia. It all started innocently enough – she began complaining of a tummy ache and seemed a bit [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|12 Comments

Routine for babies: just how important is it?

I’m feeling like a really crummy mummy this week. First there was the whole 'brexting' thing, now we’ve had the first of Little B’s [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|Parenting|13 Comments

Why you should NEVER feel guilty about ‘brexting’

Brexting. Also known as texting or using your mobile phone while breastfeeding. It’s the latest no-no being flagged up by [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|Breast feeding|30 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Today we're coming to you from a sick household. BB has had a bug since the middle of last week [...]

By |October 11th, 2015|Family life|8 Comments

InfaCare bubble bath review: excuse the pink towel

Bubble bath. Because neither of my babies have had sensitive or dry skin, it’s not something I’ve ever paid much [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Reviews|4 Comments

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|40 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