This time last year, after two miscarriages in a row, it was two days before Little B’s due date. I [...]

By |October 25th, 2015|Parenting|25 Comments

Things that have gone wrong this week

You know when you have one of those weeks where everything just seems to go wrong and nothing goes quite [...]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Parenting|16 Comments

10 signs your baby is a weanager

I thought the terrible twos were the first tricky milestone we’re supposed to face, but apparently there’s a new one: [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Parenting|62 Comments


It hasn't been the weekend we expected it to be. BB's pneumonia means she is now in hospital because she [...]

By |October 18th, 2015|Parenting|17 Comments

Milk & doughnuts: the BEST home remedy for kids

BB’s got pneumonia. It all started innocently enough – she began complaining of a tummy ache and seemed a bit [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|12 Comments

Routine for babies: just how important is it?

I’m feeling like a really crummy mummy this week. First there was the whole 'brexting' thing, now we’ve had the first of Little B’s [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|Parenting|13 Comments

How do you tell a child about death?

It all started when we pulled up at some traffic lights in the car and BB asked what the ‘mountains’ [...]

By |October 7th, 2015|Parenting|21 Comments

5 baby items you really DON’T need

With Little B’s first birthday at the end of the month it’s time to put away some of his outgrown [...]

By |October 5th, 2015|Parenting|39 Comments

Zippy JCB Bandana Bibs review: Little B has perfected his catalogue pose

Bibs. I’ve never been a particular fan of bibs – they’ve always been surplus to requirements in our house because [...]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Parenting, Reviews|6 Comments

The midwife recorded the time of birth on kitchen roll

This week I’ve been sorting through Little B’s memory box and with BB now at school I’ve finally got around [...]

By |September 18th, 2015|Parenting|20 Comments

Things I need to learn now I have a child at school

It’s now BB’s second week at school and to say it’s been a learning curve for me is an understatement. [...]

By |September 16th, 2015|Parenting|12 Comments

What REALLY happens behind the scenes on This Morning

I’ve always wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a TV show, especially a live one. Since becoming a [...]

By |September 14th, 2015|Parenting|22 Comments

#MySundayPhoto: Behind the scenes at This Morning

Every week I enjoying looking at all the photos in onedad3girls #MySundayPhoto linky, so I thought it's about time I [...]

By |September 13th, 2015|Parenting|14 Comments

My TV debut: should parents decide when their children start school?

Social media followers will know I have made my TV debut: I appeared on ITV's This Morning talking about summer babies [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Parenting, Uncategorised|11 Comments

Preparing your child for starting ‘big’ school

This time next week is BB’s first day of school. With the exception of becoming a big sister starting 'big' [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Parenting|12 Comments