Breastfeeding at two – now what?

So we’ve reached the World Health Organisation’s recommended two years of breastfeeding. Not deliberately – I didn’t set out to [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|17 Comments

How to make a Baby Shark cake in 10 easy steps

Want to know how to make a Baby Shark cake in 10 easy steps? One that will make them squeal [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Parenting, Recipes|7 Comments

10 great reasons to live in a flat!

Almost three million. That's how many private leasehold flats the UK government estimates there are in England, and ours is [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Family life, Parenting|5 Comments


If you've been following the blog this week you'll know there's been a birthday in our house (see 10 wishes [...]

By |February 17th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments

10 wishes for my daughter on her 2nd birthday

Ever wish time would stand still? Me too, especially now the youngest is turning two. There's no getting away from [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Parenting|13 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about raising girls

Sugar and spice and all things nice. That’s what girls are made of if the popular nursery rhyme is to [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Parenting|22 Comments

Joining the lunchbox revolution with Wriggle #ad

When was the last time you left the house with a lunchbox? I don't mean a lunchbox for the kids, [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments


#MySundaySnapshot this week is a view of our flat from the beach in front of our house (that's us on [...]

By |February 10th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments

5 benefits of yoga in pregnancy

Google ‘yoga in pregnancy’ and you’re met with a plethora of links extolling the virtues of prenatal yoga. The experts [...]

By |February 8th, 2019|Exercise, Health, Parenting|1 Comment

10 ways to help when your child’s best friend moves away

‘But who am I going to do everything with?’ Those were the (heart wrenching) words of my seven-year-old when I [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Parenting|7 Comments

6 common causes of stress in children & how to help

Do you ever worry your little one is worried about something but you don't know what it is or what [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Parenting|4 Comments


Anyone else ready for spring? I am, and I couldn't resist buying this bunch of tulips when I passed them [...]

By |February 3rd, 2019|Parenting|5 Comments

5 apps I can’t live without since becoming a mum!

How many apps do you have on your phone? Ten? Twenty? More? I’ve got more than I can actually count [...]

By |February 1st, 2019|Parenting|11 Comments

10 things the experts don’t tell you about breastfeeding

Did you that know half of women who breastfeed their babies say they feel like they let their baby down [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|7 Comments

15 brutally honest ways to prepare for parenthood without losing the plot

Got a baby on the way and wondering what to expect in the parenting stakes? Or perhaps you're already the [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Parenting|18 Comments