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5 reasons apps for kids are a good idea

I’ve always been a bit anti technology aimed at kids (apart from the TV, which as a stay-and-work-at-home-mum I couldn’t [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|22 Comments

Poor Sam Cam

Poor Sam Cam. Those are three words I never thought I’d write. One minute her husband will be standing down [...]

By |July 13th, 2016|Family life|5 Comments

We’ve got a puppy!

We’ve got a puppy! Her name is Rosie, she’s got the most adorable floppy ears and she’s turning out to [...]

By |July 11th, 2016|Reviews|19 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This weekend we went to a wedding in a tepee at Hitchin Lavender Farm, a pick-your-own farm in Hertfordshire where you [...]

By |July 10th, 2016|Family days out|6 Comments

Confessions of a stay-and-work-at-home-mum

There are just weeks left until the end of the school year when school and nursery break up for six [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|Parenting|37 Comments

To the newbie at school

With just weeks to go before the end of the school year there’s a newbie in BB’s reception year at [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

Mamas and Papas Fifi Lapin dress winner!

Thanks so much to everyone who entered our competition to win a (sold out) Fifi Lapin dress from Mamas and [...]

By |July 5th, 2016|Competitions|0 Comments

5 things we could all learn from Patsy & Eddie

Last week I had the honour of seeing the new Absolutely Fabulous movie the day before it was released thanks [...]

By |July 4th, 2016|Family life, Reviews|25 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I know everyone's going on about the upcoming release of Finding Dory, but for me the film of the summer has [...]

By |July 3rd, 2016|Family life|5 Comments

5 signs your feet have been Birkenstocked

I looked down at my feet in the bath the other day and couldn't help but notice they've been well [...]

By |July 1st, 2016|Fashion|6 Comments

What on earth is the point of non-competitive sports day?

Sports day season is upon us. With BB in reception this is the first year we’ve had the pleasure, and [...]

By |June 29th, 2016|Family life|26 Comments

WIN a SOLD OUT Fifi Lapin dress from Mamas and Papas!

I’ve got something very special hidden away in my wardrobe: none other than a Fifi Lapin dress from Mamas and [...]

By |June 27th, 2016|Competitions|25 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This photo just had to be #MySundayPhoto this week. Last weekend we stayed with friends who have a hot tub [...]

By |June 26th, 2016|Family life|4 Comments

How to take a blogging break

Anyone who blogs will tell you it’s all-consuming. What started out as a little hobby on the side to be [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|Blogging|27 Comments

Do modern day mums REALLY have it easier?

After a particularly bad day on the front line of parenting one of my friends recently let rip about her [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Parenting|9 Comments