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#MySundayPhoto this week is a sneak peek at a little project I've been working on: creating a home office space [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Parenting|3 Comments

5 reasons to buy Pirate Pete’s potty training book

It’s the one everyone raves about and the one that went to number one in the Amazon children’s chart after [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|3 Comments

How much should you spend on kids at Christmas?

How much should you spend on kids at Christmas? And how much is too much? In our house the kids [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Parenting|15 Comments

Why I’m not cut out to be Mary’s mum

It’s the starring role in the school nativity play, the one all the girls – and apparently a lot of [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|Parenting|18 Comments


We have ourselves a record over on the allotment - raspberries in the last week of November! Admittedly there's only [...]

By |November 26th, 2017|Allotment|4 Comments

5 reasons to watch Motherland

Have you been watching Motherland? If not, why not? I'm talking about BBC2's new ‘mom-com’ penned by writers including Sharon [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments

What’s REALLY in your ‘healthy’ fruit pouch?

Do you know what’s really in your ‘healthy’ fruit pouch? What I've discovered may surprise you. As a working mum [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|4 Comments

Win a Tree2mydoor tabletop Christmas tree!

Fancy brightening up your home with a tabletop Christmas tree complete with LED star fairy lights and glittery branches? Then [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Competitions, Reviews|133 Comments


And she's off! Just days after turning nine months old Littlest B has finally mastered the art of crawling, and [...]

By |November 19th, 2017|Parenting|3 Comments

The superheroes I can’t live without

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well I reckon it’s true. A little while ago I [...]

By |November 17th, 2017|Parenting|24 Comments

10 clever ways to save money on Christmas gifts

They say nothing in life is free, but actually it is. Did you know there are websites out there where [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Parenting|6 Comments

Type 1 diabetes and us

'I feel like I've beaten diabetes'. That's what Misery Guts said to me when he crossed the finish line of [...]

By |November 13th, 2017|Parenting|12 Comments


Is it a bird? Is it a plane? #MySundayPhoto this week might look like a nice scene of a cloudy [...]

By |November 12th, 2017|Parenting|3 Comments

10 alternative uses for a baby wipe!

The other day I got the chance to enjoy one of those very rare things: a lunch out with the [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Parenting|5 Comments

The best non-chocolate advent calendars

Is anyone else bored of the same old boring snoring chocolate advent calendars? Last year I bought BB and Little [...]

By |November 8th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|11 Comments