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5 easy ways to detangle kids’ hair

If wails at wash time, shrieks at story time and sobs at school time sound familiar, read on. In our house [...]

By |January 27th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|12 Comments

How to pick the perfect pair of glasses

One of the first blog posts I ever wrote was about my new plastic glasses being the thin end of [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Fashion, Parenting, Reviews|34 Comments

10 things all mums should do before giving birth

The countdown is on! There’s just one more week of work to go and that’s it: I’m officially on maternity [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|Parenting|87 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Regular followers will know that this week I appeared on Good Morning Britain talking about wheelchairs and buggies on buses ahead [...]

By |January 22nd, 2017|Blogging|13 Comments

14 things I’ve learnt in 4 years of blogging

Is it me or does everyone celebrate their blogiversary in January? Everywhere I look people seem to be marking the [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|Blogging|50 Comments

My Good Morning Britain TV debut!

Posh hotel rooms, cars to whisk you from A to B and hair and make-up artists transforming you from a knackered [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Parenting|107 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about the third trimester

I know babies don't come with manuals, but pregnancy should. An honest one, I mean. I'm now in the third [...]

By |January 16th, 2017|Pregnancy|36 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

There's been a definite whiff of spring in the air in our neck of the woods this week, even if we [...]

By |January 15th, 2017|Allotment|16 Comments

How NOT to get a baby to sleep alone

It occurred to me, as I lay on the floor of Little B’s bedroom at 5 o’clock in the morning [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Parenting|14 Comments

‘Mummy how did Daddy put a baby in your tummy?’

Of course it was inevitable. At five and a half years old and with the new baby due in a [...]

By |January 11th, 2017|Parenting|54 Comments

A last letter to my Granny

You can probably guess where this is going. Those of you who saw #MySundayPhoto this week will know that the [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|Family life|52 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

This week I'm sharing a photo taken on my wedding day in July 2010. The image became all the more [...]

By |January 8th, 2017|Family life|32 Comments

10 reasons live vlogging birth is a terrible idea

Have you heard about the mum who live vlogged her birth and shared it with all and sundry – by [...]

By |January 6th, 2017|Pregnancy|38 Comments

Why I can’t wait to be ‘just’ a mum

At long last, in a little over three weeks and at almost 39 weeks pregnant with baby number three, I’ll [...]

By |January 4th, 2017|Parenting|41 Comments

What’s the best time of year to get pregnant?

Apparently today is National Baby-Making Day (I'm not making it up, honest!) According to a report from parenting website Channel [...]

By |January 2nd, 2017|Parenting|0 Comments