Little B has started doing That Thing that all boys seem to do. At 23 months he's still in nappies [...]

By |October 16th, 2016|Parenting|6 Comments

Motherhood: how old is too old?

At the grand ‘old’ age of 36 and being pregnant with baby number three I am officially classed as a ‘geriatric [...]

By |October 12th, 2016|Parenting|26 Comments

10 reasons first pregnancies are the best

They say every pregnancy is different, but what they don’t tell you is that it’s your first pregnancy that will [...]

By |October 5th, 2016|Pregnancy|33 Comments

‘No sticking toes in bums!’ (and other things I never thought I’d say)

'No sticking toes in bums!' Those were the actual words that fell out of my mouth at bath time the [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Parenting|30 Comments

The 10 worst things about being pregnant

I know, I know. A baby is a blessing, a gift from God for which we should be grateful and [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Pregnancy|20 Comments

Things no-one warns you about school

With a school reception year and a few weeks of year one under my belt I've been reflecting on how [...]

By |September 19th, 2016|Parenting|19 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

The curious case of the shrinking boob

Pregnancy – and breastfeeding – have got lot to answer for in the boob department. Anyone who says they haven't is lying. [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Breast feeding, Parenting, Pregnancy|16 Comments


There was only one image I could choose for #MySundayPhoto this week: BB on her 5th birthday. Here she is [...]

By |August 21st, 2016|Parenting|16 Comments

How to deal with defiant children

Instagram followers will know we’ve recently returned from Spain, where it’s fair to say Little B really tested our patience [...]

By |August 18th, 2016|Parenting|0 Comments

How not to lose a child (or two!)

After writing about how not to lose the back to school plot I thought I’d continue the theme with how [...]

By |August 10th, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|18 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

An Ode to my nursing bras

After 20 long months I’ve decided it’s time to stop breastfeeding Little B. He’s never slept through the night, and [...]

By |July 20th, 2016|Parenting|13 Comments

Do modern day mums REALLY have it easier?

After a particularly bad day on the front line of parenting one of my friends recently let rip about her [...]

By |June 22nd, 2016|Parenting|9 Comments

How to survive the first six months of motherhood

‘One more week of freedom’ and ‘another few weeks before all hell breaks loose’. Those are the words of two [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Parenting|64 Comments