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How to exercise safely in pregnancy

Regular readers will know that I'm a) pregnant and b) love running. I continued running until I was eight months [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|Pregnancy|0 Comments

Pregnancy no-nos & what to do if you break the ‘rules’

So, the little blue line appears on the testing stick and what you’d suspected ever since buying it is confirmed: [...]

By |August 19th, 2016|Pregnancy|90 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

Flashback Friday: I was too scared to buy anything for the baby

This time last year I was seven months pregnant with Little B and still hadn't bought one single baby item. [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|Pregnancy|10 Comments

Watching Stephen Mangan give birth actually seemed quite normal

Last week I had one of the most bizarre evenings I think I’ve ever had: I watched the actor Stephen [...]

We’ve had a makeover!

Today I’m coming to you from our brand new sparkling website! After almost two and a half years we’ve waved [...]

New nuclear, blended or klingon: what type of family are you?

The idea of the nuclear family – mum, dad and two point something kids living together – is being stretched [...]

Post baby running update: six months after the birth

It’s almost six months since I’ve been back pounding the pavements following the birth of Little B, so I thought [...]

Shared parental leave: it could easily end in divorce

The new shared parental leave policy comes into force next week. Having just returned from maternity leave, I don’t think [...]

Mum & Me book review: perfect for Mother’s Day

It’s almost Mother’s Day and if you haven’t sorted out a present yet I’ve got just the thing: a Mum [...]

By |March 13th, 2015|Baby, Books, Family life, Parenting, Pregnancy, Reviews|0 Comments

Elemis cellular recovery skin bliss capsules review: tiny but fabulous

Four months, seven days and 10 hours: that’s how long it’s been since I last had a full nights’ sleep. [...]

Baby swimming lessons: are they worth it?

It’s a good question, because at around £13 per class they’re not cheap. Although I took BB swimming regularly when [...]

Is getting your baby’s stem cells frozen as an ‘insurance policy’ a good idea?

As a journalist I meet all sorts of people from all walks of life. This week I met a mum, [...]

By |March 4th, 2015|Baby, Family life, Health, Newborn, News, Parenting, Pregnancy|0 Comments

How to work from home with a baby and stay (relatively) sane

I’m coming to the end of my second month being a stay-and-work-at-home-mum (SWAHM - yes it does exist!) and to say [...]