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My TV debut: should parents decide when their children start school?

Social media followers will know I have made my TV debut: I appeared on ITV's This Morning talking about summer babies [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|11 Comments

‘I cried hot burning tears because I dreaded the reaction my shoes would get at school’

BB started school for the first time this week, which needless to say made me think about my first day [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Family life, Uncategorised|24 Comments

Style tips for new mums: how to ooze confidence & avoid fashion fails

Leggings, a nursing vest and Birkenstocks. It doesn’t matter what day of the week or time of the year it [...]

By |September 9th, 2015|Fashion|4 Comments

A letter to my baby on your first day of school

Dear BB, It’s been four years and 23 days since you were born and changed my world forever. Just like [...]

By |September 7th, 2015|School|10 Comments

Nursery school leaving present ideas: try making a DIY hamper

Today is BB’s last day of preschool before starting school on Monday. The presents for staff have been flowing in [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Craft|2 Comments

Summer days out with the kids #5: Great Dorset Steam Fair & Snoozebox review

August is over, the schools are going back and the nights are drawing in. But there's still time for one [...]

By |September 4th, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|12 Comments

What makes the perfect burger?

Is it the bun? Is it the cheese? Is it the meat itself? It’s a good question, and one I [...]

By |September 2nd, 2015|Food|9 Comments

Preparing your child for starting ‘big’ school

This time next week is BB’s first day of school. With the exception of becoming a big sister starting 'big' [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Parenting|12 Comments

Flashback Friday: I was too scared to buy anything for the baby

This time last year I was seven months pregnant with Little B and still hadn't bought one single baby item. [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|Pregnancy|10 Comments

IJustLoveIt.co.uk review: helping to make sibling bedroom sharing a success

It’s been a month since Little B moved into BB’s bedroom, and I’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|Reviews|4 Comments

How to make a Frozen birthday cake featuring Olaf out of fondant icing

There was no question what BB’s birthday cake was going to be this year: the only option was a Frozen [...]

By |August 26th, 2015|Parenting, Recipes|14 Comments

5 post holiday resolutions: drink less & appreciate the little things

You know that feeling when you step off the plane, the smell and heat of a foreign country hits you [...]

By |August 24th, 2015|Parenting|4 Comments

Summer days out with the kids #4: Colby Woodland Garden, Pembrokeshire

Social media followers will know that this week we’re on staycation in Wales. My brother and sister-in-law have decamped to [...]

By |August 21st, 2015|Family days out, Reviews|8 Comments

Huggies Style on the Go: we’ve gone all chic & stylish!

What with my birthday, BB’s birthday and my dad’s birthday all in the space of a week August is always [...]

By |August 19th, 2015|Family life|4 Comments

10 things you didn’t know about me

I'm scared of the dark and should have sat on the sofa in my pyjamas more whilst on maternity leave. [...]

By |August 17th, 2015|Blogging|10 Comments