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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|15 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|9 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|24 Comments

5 reasons you should give your baby soup

There’s nothing like a hearty bowl of soup to warm you up on a winter’s day, but have you ever [...]

By |October 26th, 2016|Competitions, Reviews|20 Comments

Things to do in London in half term

Are you wondering how to entertain the kids this half term? Does a little trip – and treat – the [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|Family days out, Reviews|14 Comments

Essential cleaning hacks for lazy mums

Glitter, playdoh and felt tip pen. If you were to turn up on my doorstep unannounced I guarantee you would [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Reviews|31 Comments

Speedy school night hacks

It’s just one week into the new school term and I already feel like I need a holiday. BB only went back to [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|Family life, Reviews|22 Comments

Back to school essentials you didn’t know you need

I can’t wait for the new school year to start. Working from home (see my confessions of a stay-and-work-at-home mum [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|49 Comments

5 of the best wooden toys for kids

When I first became a mum I had visions of wooden toys neatly stacked on bookcases lined with traditional fairy tales, [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Reviews|14 Comments