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Our local park includes a paddling pool which is filled from May to September and is the place to go [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|Family life|8 Comments

10 signs a baby is a blogger’s child

It occurred to me, when a parcel arrived containing something for me and not for BB and she crossed her [...]

By |May 6th, 2016|Family life|69 Comments

How I doubled my Twitter following in 16 weeks

On January 1st this year I had 1,000 Twitter followers. On May 1st I crossed the 2,000 follower mark, meaning [...]

By |May 4th, 2016|Blogging|30 Comments

5 things you only know after 5 years of marriage

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary at the weekend. The papers have been full of [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Relationships|75 Comments


Little B turned 18 months old this weekend. To mark the occasion I've been trying to capture a photo of [...]

By |May 1st, 2016|Family life|16 Comments

The one where I had a date with Hugh Grant (sort of)

Ok so it wasn't exactly a date, owing to the fact I was on my own, and Hugh Grant wasn't [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Reviews|17 Comments

Does being married make you a better parent?

Does being married make you a better parent? If the latest government report is to be believed it does. According [...]

By |April 27th, 2016|Parenting|38 Comments

Things you can’t do now your baby is a toddler

The other day, when I was pushing Little B in his pushchair and trying to quietly rip open a Wispa [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Parenting|120 Comments


Ever since BB was born in 2011 April and May has become one of my favourite times of the year. [...]

By |April 24th, 2016|Family life|26 Comments

Pretend to Bee fancy dress review & discount code

Fancy dress. Yet another thing no-one warns you about when you become a parent is the number of fancy dress [...]

By |April 23rd, 2016|Reviews|12 Comments

5 baby items I use for me!

One of the first things I realised when I became pregnant was that the baby market is swamped with items you [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Parenting|34 Comments

Is your partner making you fat?

I’ve come to the conclusion that mine is. After stepping on the scales for the first time in yonks I’ve [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Family life, Food, Health, Parenting|30 Comments

10 signs you’re turning into a Mombie

Have you ever stayed up late even though you’re knackered just so you can have an hour or two child-free? [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|Parenting|124 Comments


It's a big day in our house today - Misery Guts is running the Brighton marathon. For many of the [...]

By |April 17th, 2016|Family life|16 Comments

Would you let a stranger breastfeed your baby?

Have you heard the story about the mum who let five strangers breastfeed her baby? She was taken into hospital [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|36 Comments