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10 fun & free things to do with kids in a heatwave

Ever noticed how a rise in temperature seems to directly correspond with a rise in the amount of loose change [...]

By |May 7th, 2018|Parenting|9 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

#MySundayPhoto this week just had to be one of this little trooper - sleeping peacefully at home after our hospital [...]

By |May 6th, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

A great BIG thank you to the NHS

It's turned into a bit of a dramatic week in our house. And we owe the NHS one great BIG [...]

By |May 4th, 2018|Parenting|25 Comments

10 reasons to visit Chessington World of Adventures

Looking for a fun-packed family day out with attractions to suit all ages and wow factor in spades? Then I [...]

By |May 2nd, 2018|Family days out, Parenting|15 Comments

Leaving hospital after having a baby: how soon is too soon?

When is the best time to leave hospital after having a baby? One hour post birth? One day? One week? [...]

By |April 27th, 2018|Parenting|20 Comments

An open letter to the Duchess of Cambridge

So the Duchess of Cambridge has joined the mum-of-three club. In case you’ve been on other planet (and quite frankly [...]

By |April 25th, 2018|Parenting|26 Comments

10 reasons to go on a sailing holiday with kids

Looking for a family-friendly holiday that appeals to all ages and allows you to truly get away from it all? [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Parenting|4 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

At last! After what seemed liked an endless winter and all that rain it suddenly feels like July in our [...]

By |April 22nd, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

What to tell the kids if you get caught doing you-know-what

Ever been caught doing you-know-what by the kids? Me neither, but plenty of parents have according to a poll by [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|Parenting|2 Comments

8 ways to take the pain out of childhood vaccinations

Childhood vaccinations. The list can seem endless, and no sooner have you got over one set of jabs it’s time [...]

By |April 18th, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment

5 great reasons to breastfeed beyond one

Fourteen months. That’s how long I’ve been breastfeeding baby number three for. And for at least the last four of [...]

By |April 16th, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|15 Comments

5 products that have made me fall back in love with The Body Shop

When was the last time you visited The Body Shop? Last week? Last month? Twenty years ago? I used to [...]

By |April 13th, 2018|Parenting, Reviews|7 Comments

How to potty train a child who doesn’t want to be potty trained

‘Start at two finish at three, start at three and finish at three’. That’s what they say when it comes [...]

By |April 11th, 2018|Parenting|2 Comments

How to survive a hangover with kids

Hangover with kids. If there are three words that shouldn’t go in the same sentence those are it. So what [...]

By |April 9th, 2018|Parenting|4 Comments

To the man who told me I should be ashamed of myself

‘You should be ashamed of yourself’. That’s what a man told me when I was waiting at a bus stop [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Parenting|36 Comments