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Could you cope with a sudden death?

A few weeks ago one of our neighbours died. She had a brain tumour and was responding well to treatment, [...]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Uncategorised|10 Comments

Jamie Oliver’s right, breastfeeding IS a problem

‘Leave my tits alone’ and ‘stop mansplaining’: those are some of criticisms levelled at Jamie Oliver after he said something [...]

By |March 21st, 2016|Breast feeding|57 Comments


After umming and ahhing about whether we should take BB to her great granddad's funeral, it was the day in [...]

By |March 20th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments

5 reasons to enter Tots100 MAD Blog Awards

Nominations are officially open for Tots100’s annual MAD Blog Awards. If you haven’t heard of them before, the MAD (mum [...]

By |March 18th, 2016|Blogging|94 Comments

Are you guilty of competitive tiredness?

I haven’t had a decent night’s sleep in almost a year and a half. At 16 months old Little B [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Family life|44 Comments

Weird things I can’t do since having a baby

Obviously there are going to be things you can’t do after having a baby that you could do before. Like [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Parenting|36 Comments


A lot of #MySundayPhotos come from the beach, so this week I thought I'd share a picture taken in the [...]

By |March 13th, 2016|Family days out|11 Comments

Is it ok to kiss a child on the lips?

I don't mean any child, I mean your child. I ask because this week I read a story about a [...]

By |March 11th, 2016|Parenting|23 Comments

Bake Box competition winner!

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our competition to win a fabulous Bake Box containing £40 worth of baking [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|baking, Competitions|0 Comments

Shame on you John Lewis

Have you heard about the mum who was frog-marched out of a John Lewis store because her toddler had a [...]

By |March 9th, 2016|Parenting|54 Comments

5 reasons Mother’s Day is a bad idea

So that’s it, Mothering Sunday is over for another year. I had a wonderful time and was thoroughly spoilt with [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Family life|63 Comments


Spring has sprung on the allotment! I got a whole glorious afternoon there this weekend when Misery Guts took the [...]

By |March 6th, 2016|Gardening, Parenting|20 Comments

Things they fail to tell you about toddlers

We’ve had one of THOSE weeks. A pooey, pukey, two baths a day and soaking of clothes in the kitchen [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Family life|89 Comments

5 Mother’s Day presents you ACTUALLY want

I don't mean to sound ungrateful, but there seems to be more tat around than usual in the run up to Mother’s [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|42 Comments

How to establish a bedtime routine

I THINK we may have done it. Famous last words of course, but after 16 months I think we might [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|39 Comments