5 reasons why Christmas is better with kids

I don't know about you, but since having children I do think Christmas is better with kids around. Admittedly there are drawbacks: [...]

By |December 28th, 2015|Parenting|30 Comments

What they don’t tell you about reception year

With the Christmas holidays underway I’ve been reflecting on BB’s first full term at school. It’s fair to say it’s [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|Parenting|6 Comments

Why I’m glad I’m not a normal mum

Apparently constantly being in a rush, looking tired and spending the entire time thinking about food and what to cook [...]

By |December 18th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|30 Comments

Is it possible to babyproof a marriage?

Is it possible to babyproof a marriage? I ask because this week I read an article about a mum who [...]

By |December 9th, 2015|Parenting|36 Comments

The pros & cons of being a stay & work at home mum

We made it. After a year of working from home with Little B by my side he is now at [...]

By |December 7th, 2015|Parenting|40 Comments

How to save money on kids’ clothes

We’ve been on a big money-saving drive in our house lately. Not because we’re saving up for anything in particular [...]

By |December 6th, 2015|Parenting|5 Comments

Things I wish I’d known as a new mum

They say confidence comes with age, but as far as parenthood is concerned for me confidence came with each sleepless [...]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Parenting|37 Comments

The 59 jobs mums do on school days

Apparently the average British mum carries out up to 59 different tasks every single school day. It all starts at [...]

By |November 27th, 2015|Parenting|30 Comments


It was my sister's birthday this week so BB and I have been cake making again. As well as licking [...]

By |November 22nd, 2015|Parenting|10 Comments

Topsy & Tim have got A LOT to answer for

BB is desperate for a visit from the tooth fairy. It’s been the first thing she talks about in the [...]

By |November 20th, 2015|Parenting|47 Comments

What your NAPPY bag says about you

Cath Kidston, the Boots free one or a designer tote you’ve turned into a changing bag: it turns out a [...]

By |November 16th, 2015|Parenting|29 Comments

10 differences between first & second babies

Now that Little B has turned one and started walking I feel we’ve reached a milestone – he’s not a [...]

By |November 9th, 2015|Parenting|76 Comments

How do you explain thongs to a four-year-old?

I don’t know about you, but getting a baby, a four-year-old and me out of the door by a certain [...]

By |November 4th, 2015|Parenting|22 Comments

Things they don’t tell you about being a parent

After the week from hell last week Misery Guts and I kicked off half term with a much needed spa [...]

By |October 28th, 2015|Parenting|62 Comments

How do you pick the perfect baby name?

We’ve come to the end of BB’s first half term at school and never in all of her four years [...]

By |October 26th, 2015|Parenting|19 Comments