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AIBU to HATE the term AIBU?

There’s something that’s really been getting my goat lately. Well, there are lots of things, but this thing in particular is really [...]

By |May 27th, 2016|Parenting|36 Comments

Stay-at-home date night ideas

When was the last time you had a date night? If you can’t remember, the chances are it’s high time [...]

By |May 20th, 2016|Parenting, Relationships, Reviews|25 Comments

The one where I had a date with Hugh Grant (sort of)

Ok so it wasn't exactly a date, owing to the fact I was on my own, and Hugh Grant wasn't [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|Reviews|17 Comments

#Poweredbyplants: 5 ways to get kids to eat more veg

Apparently only 22% of children know that broccoli grows on a plant. In a totally unscientific test I asked BB [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Parenting|34 Comments

Things I wish I’d known as a new mum

They say confidence comes with age, but as far as parenthood is concerned for me confidence came with each sleepless [...]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Parenting|37 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 [...]

Taking out a pension and making a will: eeek eeek eeek…

Getting a pension and making a will. Those are top on my list of life admin which I’ve been vowing [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Baby, Family life, Health, Money, News, Parenting, Reviews, Work life|0 Comments

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 [...]