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Win a Potette portable potty & trainer seat!

In the throes of potty training? Fancy winning a clever little gadget to help you and your little one on [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Competitions, Parenting, Reviews|4 Comments

Is not RSVP’ing to party invites really that bad?

Disorganised, ignorant, rude, uncaring and selfish - that seems to be the general consensus when it comes to parents who [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Parenting|25 Comments

Should I start saving for my children’s future education?

More than £75,000. That’s how much it costs to raise a child from birth to 18 in the UK if [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Money, Parenting|4 Comments

7 top tips for a spontaneous family getaway

Like the thought of going on a last-minute family getaway but can’t get your head around the idea of planning [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Parenting|1 Comment

Breastfeeding at two – now what?

So we’ve reached the World Health Organisation’s recommended two years of breastfeeding. Not deliberately – I didn’t set out to [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|17 Comments

How to make a Baby Shark cake in 10 easy steps

Want to know how to make a Baby Shark cake in 10 easy steps? One that will make them squeal [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Parenting, Recipes|7 Comments

10 great reasons to live in a flat!

Almost three million. That's how many private leasehold flats the UK government estimates there are in England, and ours is [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Family life, Parenting|4 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

If you've been following the blog this week you'll know there's been a birthday in our house (see 10 wishes [...]

By |February 17th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments

10 wishes for my daughter on her 2nd birthday

Ever wish time would stand still? Me too, especially now the youngest is turning two. There's no getting away from [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Parenting|13 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about raising girls

Sugar and spice and all things nice. That’s what girls are made of if the popular nursery rhyme is to [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Parenting|22 Comments

Joining the lunchbox revolution with Wriggle #ad

When was the last time you left the house with a lunchbox? I don't mean a lunchbox for the kids, [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week is a view of our flat from the beach in front of our house (that's us on [...]

By |February 10th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments

5 benefits of yoga in pregnancy

Google ‘yoga in pregnancy’ and you’re met with a plethora of links extolling the virtues of prenatal yoga. The experts [...]

By |February 8th, 2019|Exercise, Health, Parenting|1 Comment

10 ways to help when your child’s best friend moves away

‘But who am I going to do everything with?’ Those were the (heart wrenching) words of my seven-year-old when I [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Parenting|7 Comments

6 common causes of stress in children & how to help

Do you ever worry your little one is worried about something but you don't know what it is or what [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Parenting|4 Comments