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‘Mummy there’s POO on my hand!’

The thing they don’t tell you about toilet training is that it goes way beyond simply getting them to do [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Parenting, School|44 Comments

Back to school essentials you didn’t know you need

I can’t wait for the new school year to start. Working from home (see my confessions of a stay-and-work-at-home mum [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|49 Comments

How to make a Frozen cake in 12 easy steps

If the very thought of conjuring up a Frozen cake fills you with dread, then read on. It may sound [...]

By |August 29th, 2016|Parenting, Recipes|45 Comments

Fun lunchbox ideas for kids

One hundred and ninety five. If you had to produce packed lunches for one child for the whole school year, [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Parenting|44 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

There was only one image I could choose for #MySundayPhoto this week: BB on her 5th birthday. Here she is [...]

By |August 21st, 2016|Parenting|16 Comments

How to deal with defiant children

Instagram followers will know we’ve recently returned from Spain, where it’s fair to say Little B really tested our patience [...]

By |August 18th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

How not to lose a child (or two!)

After writing about how not to lose the back to school plot I thought I’d continue the theme with how [...]

By |August 10th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|18 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Choosing which photo to share for #MySundayPhoto this week was a no-brainer - our first photo of baby number three [...]

By |August 7th, 2016|Parenting, Pregnancy|22 Comments

I’m pregnant!

We've been harbouring a little secret in our house: I'm pregnant and baby number three is on the way! It's [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Family life, Miscarriage, Parenting, Pregnancy|128 Comments

An Ode to my nursing bras

After 20 long months I’ve decided it’s time to stop breastfeeding Little B. He’s never slept through the night, and [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Parenting|13 Comments

5 reasons apps for kids are a good idea

I’ve always been a bit anti technology aimed at kids (apart from the TV, which as a stay-and-work-at-home-mum I couldn’t [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|22 Comments

Confessions of a stay-and-work-at-home-mum

There are just weeks left until the end of the school year when school and nursery break up for six [...]

By |July 8th, 2016|Parenting|37 Comments

To the newbie at school

With just weeks to go before the end of the school year there’s a newbie in BB’s reception year at [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

Do modern day mums REALLY have it easier?

After a particularly bad day on the front line of parenting one of my friends recently let rip about her [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Parenting|9 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

There's been a milestone moment in our house this week. When shopping for a Father's Day present for Misery Guts [...]

By |June 19th, 2016|Parenting|13 Comments