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My top 5 newborn essentials

Stuff, stuff and more stuff. If there’s one thing they don’t warn you about parenthood it’s the amount of Stuff [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|89 Comments

‘Not taking any photos is one of my biggest regrets’

Five days. That’s how long it was after Littlest B was born before we had a picture taken together. There’s no [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|13 Comments

Kaya mum jewellery review & giveaway!

Want to win a piece of stirling silver jewellery engraved with your baby or child’s name or initials? Then read [...]

By |June 13th, 2017|Competitions, Reviews|44 Comments

5 personalised Father’s Day gifts for under £30

I don't know about you but I'm a sucker for anything personalised. Wall stickers, jewellery, prints and door plaques - [...]

By |June 12th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|21 Comments

10 reasons to take kids glamping

Glamping. The chances are, however glam and no matter how much Cath Kidston has been thrown at it, swapping four walls [...]

By |June 4th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews, Travel|29 Comments

Creating a wildlife garden with Homebase #GardenGoals: the big reveal!

Drum roll please…it’s time for the big reveal of our Homebase #GardenGoals wildlife friendly garden! At the beginning of May we [...]

By |May 29th, 2017|Allotment, Gardening, Parenting, Reviews|3 Comments

5 reasons Thai food is great for kids

Burgers, pizza and chips. Those tend to be the go-to types of restaurants we look for when out and about [...]

By |May 11th, 2017|Family days out, Food, Reviews|7 Comments

Fun ways to help your child learn to read

Roald Dahl once said that if you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot [...]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Books, Parenting, Reviews|16 Comments

10 reasons to visit Thomas Land

If you’re two and totally obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine the chances are life doesn’t get much better than a trip to [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|Family days out, Reviews|10 Comments

Things I wish I’d known about my lady bits

This post should probably come with a warning: it’s not for the faint hearted. Or the squeamish. A bit like [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|13 Comments

5 fashion tips for breastfeeding mums

Now I don’t pretend to know much – if anything - about fashion, but having breastfed for a combined total [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|25 Comments

5 easy ways to detangle kids’ hair

If wails at wash time, shrieks at story time and sobs at school time sound familiar, read on. In our house [...]

By |January 27th, 2017|Parenting, Reviews|12 Comments

How to pick the perfect pair of glasses

One of the first blog posts I ever wrote was about my new plastic glasses being the thin end of [...]

By |January 25th, 2017|Fashion, Parenting, Reviews|34 Comments

The cheat’s guide to helping with times tables

I don’t know about you, but I love a good hack. Anything that saves time - and energy – like [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|8 Comments

12 reasons to visit LaplandUK

‘Believe in the magic’. That’s the strapline behind LaplandUK, one of the country’s leading Christmas themed experiences – and one [...]

By |December 5th, 2016|Family days out, Reviews|25 Comments