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

5 healthy snacks for kids & Little Dish prize giveaway!

Ever since BB started school I feel like I’m laying on a constant buffet from 3pm until bedtime. She constantly [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Health, Reviews|108 Comments

5 simple ways to stick to your goals

Apparently today is Blue Monday, the third Monday in January which the powers that be claim is the most depressing [...]

By |January 18th, 2016|Health|45 Comments

5 easy ways to eat less sugar

Sugar. It’s everywhere, and it’s the new evil if all the headlines are to be believed. I’d never really given [...]

By |January 11th, 2016|Food, Health, Parenting|56 Comments

Eye infection? Try breast milk eye drops

For the last week I’ve been sporting a black eye thanks to Little B who poked me right in the [...]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Breast feeding, Health, Parenting|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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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