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Things they don’t tell you about Christmas with kids

This time last year I wrote a post about why Christmas is better with kids. From mince pie making to [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Parenting|1 Comment

#MySundayPhoto

Believe it or not this is the best picture I managed to get of BB in her school nativity play this [...]

By |December 18th, 2016|Parenting|8 Comments

10 types of school play parent

It’s that time of year again, when parents up and down the land find themselves jostling for space in over-heated [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Parenting|17 Comments

‘She projectile vomited all over the donkey’

I was going to call this post ‘When school plays go wrong’, then I thought I might as well tell [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Parenting|24 Comments

The cheat’s guide to helping with times tables

I don’t know about you, but I love a good hack. Anything that saves time - and energy – like [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|8 Comments

Christmas meltdowns only people with toddlers understand

Talk about the nightmare before Christmas. There’s still two weeks to go and with a toddler in the house I [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|Parenting|33 Comments

My breastfeeding hopes…and fears

It’s official: the third trimester has arrived! With 10 weeks to go until baby number three is due to make their [...]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|9 Comments

10 reasons it’s ok to use TV as a babysitter

Apparently a quarter of all parents of young children in the UK use TV as a babysitter. Anyone who comes [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|Parenting|25 Comments

Annoying things you only notice when you become a parent

It occurred to me, as I tried to ram the Mountain Buggy through the door of Costa Coffee for the [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|Parenting|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

We received our very first visit from the tooth fairy this week - even though there was no actual tooth [...]

By |November 27th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

‘Mummy I think I just ate my tooth’

There’s been a milestone moment in our house this week: BB lost her first tooth. When I say lost, I [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

The only maternity items you’ll ever need

Bra clip extensions, weird shaped pillows and morning sickness sweets. A bit like baby items you really don’t need, they [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Parenting, Pregnancy|6 Comments

‘I still don’t love my daughter’

Those are the incredibly brave words of Katie Pike, a 29-year-old mum-of-one on the reality of post natal depression (PND). [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Parenting|95 Comments

Why I gave up my dream job to breastfeed

‘Give mums paid breaks to breastfeed at work’. That’s the recommendation of a new report which blames the UK’s ‘unhelpful [...]

By |November 18th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting|33 Comments

5 reasons I can’t live without the Teletubbies

It’s a sentence I never thought I’d write – like so many things they don't tell you about being a [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|Competitions, Parenting|13 Comments