It’s only now he’s got reassuringly chunky milk-filled legs that I’ve started to relax

When Little B was born and I wrote my last ‘Pregnancy after multiple miscarriage’ post I said I wouldn’t write [...]

By |July 6th, 2015|Baby|6 Comments

The fact is it isn’t safe to leave the kids with daddy overnight

Last weekend I spent my first night away from Little B. I went on a longed-for spa break for my mum's birthday, and while [...]

By |June 16th, 2015|Baby, Blogging, Family life, Health, Newborn, Parenting|2 Comments

Lullaby star cube review: worth its weight in gold

Bed times have taken on a new routine in our house of late. BB is no longer so tired that [...]

By |June 10th, 2015|Baby, Beauty, Family life, Health, Newborn, Parenting, Reviews, School|0 Comments

I cut the rounded ends off a sanitary towel and stuck them in my bra

This is me with homemade breast pads I made out of a sanitary towel. Having unveiled our brand new website [...]

Watching Stephen Mangan give birth actually seemed quite normal

Last week I had one of the most bizarre evenings I think I’ve ever had: I watched the actor Stephen [...]

We’ve had a makeover!

Today I’m coming to you from our brand new sparkling website! After almost two and a half years we’ve waved [...]

The first thing I saw was a bloody hand print

BB’s had one of her nose bleeds. Again. They always happen at night and are usually discovered when one of [...]

By |June 1st, 2015|Baby, Blogging, Family life, Health, Parenting|4 Comments

I’ve declared war on spam

I’ve been having a declutter of the virtual style. The sheer number of unsolicited advertising/newsletter/offer emails and spam that lands in [...]

By |May 27th, 2015|Baby, Blogging, Competitions, Family life, Parenting|0 Comments

I swear he’s more awake than he lets on, and he swears he isn’t

This is a short rant about sleep (or lack of). Last night I was up no less than six times [...]

Win a year’s supply of Huggies baby wipes!

Fancy winning a year’s supply of Huggies baby wipes, a £500 Asda gift card or a Disney hamper? Then all [...]

BritMums Live 2015: I’m just a teeny tiny bit scared

I’ve gone and done it: I’ve bought my ticket for BritMums Live (we've got a lovely shiny badge on the [...]

By |May 13th, 2015|Baby, Blogging, Family life, Parenting|0 Comments

Ella’s Kitchen finger food review: let weaning commence!

Just when you’ve settled nicely into a routine, it’s time to change it again and get used to a new [...]

Taking out a pension and making a will: eeek eeek eeek…

Getting a pension and making a will. Those are top on my list of life admin which I’ve been vowing [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Baby, Family life, Health, Money, News, Parenting, Reviews, Work life|0 Comments

There was absolutely no sign of the necessary big pants: where was Kate’s VPL?

Didn’t Kate look amazing when she left hospital less than 10 hours after giving birth? I too left hospital around 10 hours [...]

I’m officially a Huggies ‘mumbassador’!

It's official: I'm a Huggies brand ambassador! And Little B is delighted, as you can see (pictured). Yesterday Little B [...]

By |May 1st, 2015|Baby, Beauty, Breast feeding, Family life, Health, News|0 Comments