• 12 things that would make soft play a million times better for parents

    June 27, 2019

    Soft play is one of those marmite things about modern parenting, isn’t it? It is something that, lets face it, kids love and most adults HATE. (Or, more specifically, it’s something that kids hate when they have to leave and adults love when it makes their children sleep soundly that evening). Soft play is the…

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  • Starting primary school - the stay and play session

    Starting school: the stay and play session

    June 26, 2019

    We just had our stay and play session ahead of starting primary school in September, so here’s a little bit about what happened, three lessons I’ve learned and some mistakes not to make. For anyone who has a child starting primary school this September – Waaa! Where does time go? That’s my BABY etc etc…

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  • Things that irritating me about parenting

    21 things that really irritate me about parenting

    May 30, 2019

    Here are 21 things that really, really, really irritate me about parenting, from *that* phrase through to *those* annoying things… (Not these guys!) If parenting has given me many gifts, including two healthy children and a group of mum friends who love wine as much as I do, hashtag blessed, then it’s also gifted me…

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  • Book review of Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney and Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

    One book a month: Conversations with Friends and Crazy Rich Asians

    May 22, 2019

    This month, it’s a fiction special and I’ve actually read two books *gasp* – Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney and Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan Oh, and can we agree not to mention the fact we are half-way through May and nearly into June, and this is a post about books I read…

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  • My child is starting school and I'm excited and terrified

    My child is starting school and I’m excited / terrified

    May 15, 2019

    So it’s official, we have the primary school place which means my child is starting school (did you get the school place you wanted? Hope so). It’s a big event, getting the school place, isn’t it? It’s the culmination of all those visits and research and thought and worry and waiting – and then suddenly…

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcome a new baby - as coined by Prince William, here are the seven rules of the sleep deprivation society

    The 7 rules of the sleep deprivation society (for Meghan, Harry and all new parents)

    May 8, 2019

    Here are the seven rules of the sleep deprivation society (for Meghan, Harry and all new parents) From always putting cereal in the fridge through to forgetting your own name, here are the seven rules of the sleep deprivation society – a term mentioned yesterday by future monarch and current king of the bad dad…

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  • How to add colour to your family home with Crown Paint - Lavender Cupcake wall

    Five ways to add colour to your family home

    May 2, 2019

    Here are five ways to add colour to your family home…this is a sponsored post in association with Crown Paint’s Breatheasy range How do you add colour to your family home? As someone who used to mainly wear black and wanted a minimalist, monochrome bedroom, I’m now a total colour convert. I love having colour…

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