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Fun ways to help your child with times tables

They say there’s an app for everything, and it turns out there is. Just two months into year one BB [...]

By |November 7th, 2016|Parenting|11 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

After starting the week with Halloween (I'm still getting over all the things they don't tell you) we ended it [...]

By |November 6th, 2016|Family days out|5 Comments

The stupidest things I’ve been asked while pregnant

Brace yourselves: this is going to be a bit of a ranty one (I’m blaming pregnancy hormones). I don’t know [...]

By |November 4th, 2016|Pregnancy|26 Comments

Things no-one warns you about Halloween

So Halloween is over for another year, thank goodness. Unlike Christmas, when all the preparations are actually worth it because [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Parenting|10 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about raising a boy

We all know babies don't come with manuals and being a parent doesn't come with an instruction book (more's the [...]

By |October 31st, 2016|Parenting|35 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

It's a big day in our house - Little B is two today! Which means it's been two whole years [...]

By |October 30th, 2016|Family life|7 Comments

10 ways swimming can help your baby grow

Regular readers will know that Little B and I have been doing Puddle Ducks baby swimming lessons, and now he's [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Parenting|8 Comments

5 reasons you should give your baby soup

There’s nothing like a hearty bowl of soup to warm you up on a winter’s day, but have you ever [...]

By |October 26th, 2016|Competitions, Reviews|20 Comments

10 things you should never say to a pregnant woman

Being almost 25 weeks pregnant with baby number three I've had time to reflect on some of the things people [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Pregnancy|52 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Half term is upon us and we've kicked off the week with a long weekend at Corfe Castle in Dorset. [...]

By |October 23rd, 2016|Family days out|4 Comments

Win an Orla Kiely grobag worth £36.99!

Cath Kidston & Ikea, Emma Bridgewater & Sanderson and Jules Oliver & Mothercare. You can’t beat a good collaboration, especially when it’s between [...]

By |October 21st, 2016|Competitions|24 Comments

Things to do in London in half term

Are you wondering how to entertain the kids this half term? Does a little trip – and treat – the [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Family days out, Reviews|14 Comments

How can I boost my child’s self-esteem?

‘I look horrible’. Those three little words made my heart sink and sent alarm bells ringing when they came out of [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Parenting|51 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Little B has started doing That Thing that all boys seem to do. At 23 months he's still in nappies [...]

By |October 16th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

Essential cleaning hacks for lazy mums

Glitter, playdoh and felt tip pen. If you were to turn up on my doorstep unannounced I guarantee you would [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Reviews|31 Comments