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How much does it REALLY cost to raise a child?

I ask after new research has revealed life for people with children is an average of £400 a month more [...]

By |November 11th, 2019|Parenting|1 Comment

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week is another little plug for Smiggle and ITV This Morning's new #BEKIND anti-bullying campaign. I shared this [...]

By |November 10th, 2019|Parenting|3 Comments

Why I’m sorry to say goodbye to Mothercare

‘A sad moment for a well-known high street name’. Those are the words of administrators appointed to oversee the closure [...]

By |November 8th, 2019|Parenting|5 Comments

How to make a Lego cake in 7 easy steps

Got a little one who loves Lego? Would you like to make a homemade Lego birthday cake but don’t know [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Food, Parenting|0 Comments

WIN one of 2 InfaCare baby bath bundles!

Fancy winning one of two InfaCare baby bath bundles? Then you've come to the right place! With the temperature dropping [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Competitions, Parenting, Reviews, Uncategorised|9 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

Hands up who's glad half term's over and it's back to school this week?! We had a busy week with [...]

By |November 3rd, 2019|Parenting|6 Comments

5 easy ways to cut the cost of car insurance

Ever wondered what makes your car insurance so expensive? We’ve both been driving for more than 20 years now, but [...]

By |October 31st, 2019|Family life, Parenting|1 Comment

5 wishes for my son on his 5th birthday

Five years. That's how long it's been since our rainbow baby graced us with his presence, blinking up at me [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Parenting|6 Comments

10 things that are unavoidably condemned after having kids

Is it just me or do kids wreck everything? I don’t necessarily mean intentionally (although I’m not ruling it out), [...]

By |October 28th, 2019|Parenting, Pregnancy|10 Comments

Does having a fourth baby make me selfish?

‘It’s not fair’, ‘she needs therapy’ and ‘selfish’. Those are some of the criticisms leveled at Britain’s biggest family after [...]

By |October 25th, 2019|Parenting, Pregnancy|10 Comments

5 bedtime clock change tips for kids

Hands up who’s looking forward to an extra hour when the clocks go back? I know I am (with a [...]

By |October 23rd, 2019|Parenting, Uncategorised|1 Comment

Is Sainsbury’s right to ban the sale of fireworks?

I ask after Sainsbury’s announced the decision not to sell fireworks in any of its stores for the first time [...]

By |October 21st, 2019|Parenting|11 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

There's an air of mystery surrounding #MySundaySnapshot this week: it was taken on the beach near our house, where I [...]

By |October 20th, 2019|Parenting|7 Comments

Refreshing our winter wardrobe with ACE for Colours

It’s that time of year again. The temperature is dropping, the nights are drawing in and it’s time to get [...]

By |October 18th, 2019|Parenting, Reviews|1 Comment

5 top tips for coping with pregnancy scanxiety

Did you know that around one in seven pregnant women in the UK now pay for private scans during pregnancy, [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Parenting, Pregnancy|0 Comments