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


#MySundaySnapshot this week is one I caught while walking on the beach. I was actually trying to capture the kids [...]

By |January 27th, 2019|Parenting|11 Comments

Should homework at primary school be banned?

Should homework at primary school be banned? I don’t mean the basics, I mean more in-depth assignments, like projects and [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Parenting|7 Comments

5 ways we’re getting ready for starting ‘big school’

Got a little one starting school for the first time? Me too. And having been there, done it and got [...]

By |January 21st, 2019|Parenting|6 Comments


There's a moral to the story behind #MySundaySnapshot this week: when kids go quiet something fishy is afoot. I left [...]

By |January 20th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments

10 things I’m scared of now I’m a mum!

Is it just me or are there lots of things you suddenly become scared of when you become a mum? [...]

By |January 18th, 2019|Parenting|22 Comments

Why are we so afraid to tell the truth about parenting?

Why are we so afraid to tell the truth about parenting? I ask after David Bowie’s son Duncan Jones caused [...]

By |January 16th, 2019|Parenting|21 Comments