10 great reasons to run an organised race

Ever thought about taking part in an organised running race? Like the sound of it, but not sure if it’s [...]

By |October 26th, 2018|Health, Parenting|0 Comments

5 healthy Halloween treats for kids #ad

Sugar, chocolate, more sugar and more chocolate. Visit a supermarket in the run up to Halloween and you’d be forgiven [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Parenting, Recipes|11 Comments

Why I’ve decided to give up breastfeeding

Two years. That's how long the World Health Organisation recommends breastfeeding babies for. But 20 months in I've decided it's [...]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Breast feeding, Parenting|21 Comments


Depending on what time of day you're reading this I'll either be about to, be running or have run the [...]

By |October 21st, 2018|Parenting|11 Comments

7 top tips for travelling while pregnant

Got a baby on board? Planning a trip or holiday somewhere nice? Then this post is for you! Whether you’re [...]

By |October 19th, 2018|Parenting, Pregnancy|0 Comments

5 things I said I’d never do as a mum

Before you became a mum (or dad) did you used to think about the sort of parent you’d be? I [...]

By |October 17th, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

Our school countdown bucket list

The countdown is on. This time next year my blue-eyed boy – the baby I once thought I’d never have [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Parenting|7 Comments

My top 5 school stain removal hacks

Marker pen, gravy and glue. If I had £1 for every time the oldest comes home from school wearing one [...]

By |October 12th, 2018|Parenting, Reviews|14 Comments

The trouble with a common name

One hundred and ninety-five thousand. That’s how many people there are in the UK with the same surname as me. [...]

By |October 10th, 2018|Parenting|4 Comments

Why I’m running the Great South Run

They say if you can't beat them, join them. After watching from the side lines as Misery Guts competes in [...]

By |October 8th, 2018|Parenting|15 Comments


Have you been having amazing sunsets where you are lately? #MySundayPhoto this week is the view from our living room, [...]

By |October 7th, 2018|Parenting|5 Comments

Are our kids too clean?

Are our kids too clean? I ask because we bath our kids by default every day. We’ve had a ‘bath, [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|Parenting|0 Comments

5 things all women should know about checking for lumps & bumps

I don’t mean baby bumps, I mean more sinister kind of bumps. Like boobie bumps. We all know we’re supposed [...]

By |October 3rd, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment

Should I give my finger-sucking baby a dummy?

Should I give my finger-sucking baby a dummy? That’s what the dentist says we should do to stop the littlest [...]

By |October 1st, 2018|Parenting|6 Comments

3 things every parent should know about car seat safety

Like most parents with young children, the chances are taking your baby on car journeys is unavoidable. But did you [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Parenting|1 Comment