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The REAL reason we’re so upset about #BrexPitt

I’m talking, of course, about the parting of ways of Hollywood A-listers Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie after it was [...]

By |September 23rd, 2016|Parenting|10 Comments

Win tickets to The Baby Show at London Olympia!

It’s that time of year again - The Baby Show is returning to London Olympia from Friday October 21 to [...]

By |September 21st, 2016|Competitions|5 Comments

Things no-one warns you about school

With a school reception year and a few weeks of year one under my belt I've been reflecting on how [...]

By |September 19th, 2016|Parenting|19 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

We've had some unseasonably warm weather in our neck of the woods this week - so much so that, on [...]

By |September 18th, 2016|Family life|6 Comments

10 reasons to try baby swimming lessons & 10% Puddle Ducks discount code!

They say babies are born to swim, and I know mine certainly was. In fact, the first time I clapped [...]

By |September 16th, 2016|Parenting|25 Comments

Top 10 pop songs to sing to your baby

Ed Sheeran, Bob Marley and Tracey Chapman. They might not sound like they have much in common, but they all [...]

By |September 14th, 2016|Parenting|5 Comments

Speedy school night hacks

It’s just one week into the new school term and I already feel like I need a holiday. BB only went back to [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|Family life, Reviews|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This weekend I made it to our allotment for the first time in more than a month owing to holidays [...]

By |September 11th, 2016|Allotment|7 Comments

5 reasons pen pals should make a come back

Did you ever have a pen pal when you were little? I did. We moved around a lot and in [...]

By |September 9th, 2016|Family life|15 Comments

The curious case of the shrinking boob

Pregnancy – and breastfeeding – have got lot to answer for in the boob department. Anyone who says they haven't is lying. [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments

‘Mummy there’s POO on my hand!’

The thing they don’t tell you about toilet training is that it goes way beyond simply getting them to do [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Parenting, School|44 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This week we decamped to my in-laws in the New Forest while some work was done on our flat, meaning [...]

By |September 4th, 2016|Pregnancy|6 Comments

Back to school essentials you didn’t know you need

I can’t wait for the new school year to start. Working from home (see my confessions of a stay-and-work-at-home mum [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|49 Comments

How to exercise safely in pregnancy

Regular readers will know that I'm a) pregnant and b) love running. I continued running until I was eight months [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|Pregnancy|0 Comments

5 of the best wooden toys for kids

When I first became a mum I had visions of wooden toys neatly stacked on bookcases lined with traditional fairy tales, [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Reviews|14 Comments