#MySundaySnapshot this week was taken on the last day of our holiday at Lulworth Cove in Dorset - it was [...]

By |August 25th, 2019|Parenting|0 Comments

Getting school ready with Treads shoes & win a pair of school shoes!

More than £250. That’s the average cost of kitting one child out for starting school if the latest figures are [...]

By |August 22nd, 2019|Competitions, Parenting|0 Comments

How to train your baby like a dog: what’s the big deal?

Have you seen Channel 4’s latest parenting show? If you haven’t seen it the chances are you’ve heard about it, [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Parenting|0 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot comes from Longleat Wildlife and Safari Park in Wiltshire, where we spent the oldest's eighth birthday this week (8 [...]

By |August 18th, 2019|Family days out, Parenting|9 Comments

Self care tips to avoid school holiday overwhelm

Seventeen days. That’s how long it takes the average British parent to reach summer holiday breaking point according to new [...]

By |August 16th, 2019|Parenting|3 Comments

8 wishes for my daughter on her 8th birthday

Well I’m not sure how that happened. It seems like only yesterday I was penning 7 wishes for my daughter [...]

By |August 14th, 2019|Parenting|2 Comments

39 thoughts on turning 39

They say age is just a number. Or two numbers if you’re a grown-up and we’re going to be picky [...]

By |August 12th, 2019|Parenting|4 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from Kingston Lacy, a National Trust property in Dorset where a maize maze has been planted [...]

By |August 11th, 2019|Family life, Parenting|5 Comments

5 weaning tips for happy & healthy baby teeth & WIN one of three Doidy weaning sets!

Did you know it’s recommended to introduce your baby to drinking from an open cup from around six months onwards? [...]

By |August 9th, 2019|Competitions, Parenting|2 Comments

10 reasons to see Tabby McTat’s live theatre show

'Very entertaining, joyful and funny'. Those are the words of my seven-year-old after going to see Tabby McTat's live theatre [...]

By |August 7th, 2019|Parenting, Reviews|1 Comment

5 helpful ways to get your child reception ready

Got a little one starting school? Wondering what you can do as a parent to make the transition from home [...]

By |August 5th, 2019|Parenting|4 Comments

10 things I learnt breastfeeding three babies

I don’t mean three babies at once (although hats off to anyone who does that!) I mean three consecutive children. [...]

By |August 2nd, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|8 Comments

5 simple steps to avoid illness on holiday

Did you know that 3,000 Brits a week require medical treatment due to illnesses caught abroad? And that bugs caused [...]

By |July 31st, 2019|Family life, Parenting, Travel|1 Comment

5 top tips for buying school shoes

Less than five months. That's how long the average pair of the most expensive branded school shoes last if the [...]

By |July 29th, 2019|Parenting|12 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from our allotment, where we've been making the most of the heat wave - and it [...]

By |July 28th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments