• Tea with the Tiger at the Discover Children’s Story Centre

    March 4, 2019

    We were invited along to the preview of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog, the new exhibition at the Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford. Here’s what we thought: Have you heard the one about the Tiger who came to tea? He ate all the food in the cupboard, drank…

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  • One book a month: February

    February 28, 2019

    Can running change your life, for the better? That’s the question behind Jog On by Bella Mackie, which is my February entry in One Book A Month. This year I’m trying to read more books than the three I read last year and thought I would attempt to read a book a month. Which is…

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  • Why I'm still talking about parenting - a relaunch of A Baby on Board

    Why I’m still talking about parenting (and a change of direction)

    February 27, 2019

    Seven and a half years ago now, I started this blog to talk about my pregnancy. Because, obviously I was the very first person to have a baby (and here’s my first ever post!). I wrote about childbirth, the confusion and joy of the early baby days and what happened next, and then later on,…

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  • One book a month: January

    January 31, 2019

    Here’s the first of my one book a month posts, about The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell…One of the things I decided to do this year was read more books. Last year I read three, which was an improvement on the year before’s one-and-a-half, which is shocking considering pre-children I used to read…

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  • Colourful children's bedrooms with painted shelves and wall stickers

    Kids room DIY: easy ways to change up children’s bedrooms (and a mini room tour)

    January 17, 2019

    The children’s rooms are my favourite in the house, as they can be as colourful and fun as you like, and let’s face it, you can stick all the toys in there away from the rest of the house and not worry about them, can’t you? Anyway! F’s room was inherited from her sister a…

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  • Friday Five: Things to do in January

    January 11, 2019

    Hello! Here are five things to do in January… And my second regular Friday post, woo! (Let’s see how long this lasts for). This week we have been mainly getting back into things, things being work / nursery / school / after school clubs and so on, how about you? It’s that January no man’s…

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  • Friday five: things to do in 2019

    January 4, 2019

    Hello! How was your Christmas? Happy New Year! Are your decorations still hanging on or are you hoovering pine needles out of the deepest darkest depths of your festively over-saturation soul, still? Either way, it’s a whole new year, and a time of fresh starts and changes and resolutions. Or is it? There seems to…

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