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5 things I hate about World Book Day

World Book Day. I don’t know about you, but those three little words are enough to make my heart sink [...]

By |March 3rd, 2017|Parenting|20 Comments

Things they don’t tell you about the first week of breastfeeding

Don't worry, this isn't going to be one of those posts featuring horror stories about bleeding nipples and mastitis. Well, it does include [...]

By |March 1st, 2017|Breast feeding, Parenting|46 Comments

Topsy & Tim’s mum: I take back everything I said

‘Twintastically smug and perfect’. That’s just one of the (many) criticisms I’ve levelled at Topsy & Tim’s mum in the [...]

By |February 27th, 2017|Parenting|31 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

I make no apologies: #MySundayPhoto this week is another picture of our Valentine's Day baby. It's our second weekend as a [...]

By |February 26th, 2017|Parenting|7 Comments

The 10 best things about not being pregnant

What you can and can't eat, what you can and can't drink and the general inconvenience of it all. It's [...]

By |February 24th, 2017|Pregnancy|15 Comments

Funny things they don’t tell you about childbirth

Don't panic, this isn't one of those posts featuring horror stories about childbirth. Instead it's a collection of random things I've noticed in [...]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Pregnancy|56 Comments

Why I was right not to write a birth plan

It turns out I was right not to write a birth plan. After considering the pros and cons of writing [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|Parenting, Pregnancy|41 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

What a difference a week makes! Last week #MySundayPhoto was of my enormous baby bump - this week our baby [...]

By |February 19th, 2017|Parenting|24 Comments

Our Valentine’s Day baby!

As Valentine's Day presents go my gift this year has to be the best yet - none other than a [...]

By |February 17th, 2017|Pregnancy|64 Comments

How to teach your child to love good food #ad

Chicken fingers, potato waffles and baked beans. I don’t know about you, but when it comes to feeding the kids [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|Parenting|3 Comments

5 flexible jobs for stay-at-home mums

Want (or need) to bring in an income but also want to stay at home with your little one? For [...]

By |February 15th, 2017|Parenting|2 Comments

7 fun ways to treat kids’ colds

Blocked nose, dry lips, sore throat. We’ve all been there, done that and got the t-shirt but coughs and colds [...]

By |February 13th, 2017|Parenting|41 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Last week #MySundayPhoto was what I was hoping would be one of the last pictures of BB and Little B [...]

By |February 12th, 2017|Pregnancy|20 Comments

5 ways to childproof Valentine’s Day

Forget swanky restaurants and weekends away - the chances are since becoming a parent Valentine's Day means a date night [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|Parenting|12 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about being overdue

I’ve been overdue with all my babies. The first was 15 days late, the second was three days late and [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|Pregnancy|78 Comments