• 10 unexpectedly brilliant benefits of being the second baby

    September 25, 2015

    Coming second gets a bad press, doesn’t it? Everybody wants to come first, win, be the one in charge and in control. But is it really so bad being a second baby? OK, so if you’re second you’ll probably never get to ride on the buggy board (which is a lot of fun for your…

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  • 26 things I’m too tired for as a tired, tired mum

    September 18, 2015

    A few nights ago I was lying on the sofa, with wine that I was too physically tired to lift my hand to drink. ‘Go to bed!’ My shocked husband said. But I was too tired for that, even. I know it’s the same old sleepy story, but parents are just generally, well, tired aren’t…

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  • Liberty, London, Mamas & Papas

    September 8, 2015

    Have you heard about the new Mamas and Papas Liberty range? Last week we headed up on over to the iconic London department store to the launch of the new Mamas & Papas Liberty collaboration where clothes, nursery furniture and prams have all been designed in the iconic prints (even the Armadillo Flip XT buggy…

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  • 32 Things You’ll Obsess About In Your Baby’s First Year

    August 27, 2015

    Your Baby’s First Year: 32 Things You’ll Obsess About In Your Baby’s First Year Just had a baby? Here are 32 things you’ll obsess about in your baby’s first year… Why no-one told you childbirth was going to be like *that* If you’ll ever feel normal again The bellybutton clip How your baby could possibly…

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  • Lisbon <3 and a long weekend

    August 24, 2015

    One of our favourite places on our recent holiday was Lisbon, somewhere I’d never managed to make it to before (despite several childhood summer holidays in Portugal). Have you been? We were only there for a day but really liked it and would love to go back.

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  • The great escape

    August 12, 2015

    Places I’ve retrieved my baby from this week, after I turned my back for a fraction of a millisecond:

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  • Breastfeeding: our greatest hits

    August 7, 2015

    As it’s National Breastfeeding Week, I’m taking part in the Keep Britain Breastfeeding Scavenger Hunt (yesterday’s post was on my top tips for breastfeeding support). Today’s theme is about the end of breastfeeding journeys,  so I was going to write about pregnancy and breastfeeding, stopping feeding with Eliza and then starting again with Florence. But…

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