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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

Why you should vote tomorrow according to my 13-year-old cousin

Statistics say young people don’t care about politics. I say: watch this. This is my 13-year-old cousin, who has not [...]

By |May 6th, 2015|Competitions, Family life, News, Parenting|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

New nuclear, blended or klingon: what type of family are you?

The idea of the nuclear family – mum, dad and two point something kids living together – is being stretched [...]

Our big allotment challenge! (with a little help from Aldi)

After 14 months on the waiting list we finally have an allotment (pictured). I was surprised at how quickly it [...]

‘There’s SEAWEED in my Bolognese!’

It wasn’t seaweed, it was spinach (pictured), which was swiftly extracted by a shrieking BB and left on the side of [...]

By |April 21st, 2015|Baby, baking, Discipline, Family life, Food, Health, Parenting, Recipes|6 Comments

Post baby running update: six months after the birth

It’s almost six months since I’ve been back pounding the pavements following the birth of Little B, so I thought [...]