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Shame on you John Lewis

Have you heard about the mum who was frog-marched out of a John Lewis store because her toddler had a [...]

By |March 9th, 2016|Parenting|54 Comments

5 reasons Mother’s Day is a bad idea

So that’s it, Mothering Sunday is over for another year. I had a wonderful time and was thoroughly spoilt with [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Family life|63 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Spring has sprung on the allotment! I got a whole glorious afternoon there this weekend when Misery Guts took the [...]

By |March 6th, 2016|Gardening, Parenting|20 Comments

Things they fail to tell you about toddlers

We’ve had one of THOSE weeks. A pooey, pukey, two baths a day and soaking of clothes in the kitchen [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Family life|89 Comments

5 Mother’s Day presents you ACTUALLY want

I don't mean to sound ungrateful, but there seems to be more tat around than usual in the run up to Mother’s [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|42 Comments

How to establish a bedtime routine

I THINK we may have done it. Famous last words of course, but after 16 months I think we might [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|40 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

There have been some new arrivals in BB's classroom this week. A local farm has given them some eggs to [...]

By |February 28th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments

Should you take a child to a funeral?

We had some sad news this week. BB and Little B’s great grandad – Misery Guts’s grandad – died. He [...]

By |February 26th, 2016|Parenting|20 Comments

5 kids’ characters who make me want to SCREAM

Big news! They’re bringing back Super Ted! In case you weren’t around in the 1980s, Super Ted was a Welsh [...]

By |February 24th, 2016|Books, Parenting|124 Comments

#SagGoneGrooveOn: beating nappy sag with Pampers!

Babies have got it pretty easy when you think about it. They can sleep whenever and wherever they like, get [...]

By |February 22nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|36 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This week I discovered I hate half term. Not only is there extra washing and preparing of meals, we spent [...]

By |February 21st, 2016|Family life|20 Comments

Little Dish hamper competition winner!

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our competition to win a hamper of Little Dish Go Gos goodies [...]

By |February 20th, 2016|Competitions|0 Comments

5 reasons I hate half term

It’s official: just like the school run, I’ve discovered I hate half term. They call it the ‘half term holiday’, [...]

By |February 19th, 2016|Parenting|77 Comments

What makes a true friend?

Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them but you know they are there. Friendship is mutual dislike [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Family life|33 Comments

#Poweredbyplants: 5 ways to get kids to eat more veg

Apparently only 22% of children know that broccoli grows on a plant. In a totally unscientific test I asked BB [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Parenting|34 Comments