• Festival of Love, The Southbank

    July 20, 2016

    This weekend had a bit of a heart-shaped-theme – we went to a wedding party, but met up beforehand with friends on The Southbank where the Festival of Love is taking place (very apt!). If you’re looking for some summer holiday activities for children in London then you should head down…

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  • An afternoon at The Dorchester Spa

    June 2, 2016

    How much time do you genuinely get to yourself when you have small children? It’s probably not very much, is it? This week I spent an afternoon at The Dorchester Spa thanks to Asda Little Angels and it was one of the most relaxing things to have happened to me in a really long time,…

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  • Gill London

    12 ways London changes when you’re a parent

    February 16, 2016

    12 Ways London Changes When You’re A Parent… What are the ways London changes when you’re a parent? ‘Great news!’ I thought this week when I read that the Night Tube might actually be happening soon. And then I realised, it’s been years pre-children since we’ve lived on a tube line and the rare times…

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  • Trinity’s Big SleepOut – helping to beat homelessness

    December 4, 2015

    I was accidentally locked out of the house today, while one child was still inside it. Another story for another time, but it was a horrible feeling, being displaced even temporarily, and along with the helpless ‘help, that’s my baby!’ panic and worst-case-scenario scenario, it was really, really cold. But did you know around 3,000…

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  • Penguin enclosure at London Zoo

    Review: London Zoo with toddlers

    October 12, 2015

    London Zoo With Toddlers – What’s It Like? We take a trip to review London Zoo with toddlers – how suitable is it for babies and small children? One of the great things about living in London with toddlers and children is all the amazing things for them to do. And in typical living-in-London style,…

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  • Presents for playful one-year-olds

    October 5, 2015

    What are the best presents to buy for one-year-olds, especially when they’re the second child? A certain little someone has a very significant birthday coming up and I’m on the look-out for present ideas. It’s actually really hard when you already have so much stuff around from the first child, isn’t it? I really feel…

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  • Golden tickets

    September 17, 2015

    One of the things everyone told me about having a second child was that you really miss spending time with your first. Which sounds weird because you’re probably still with them the same amount of time, and as it is the three of us bump along happily throughout the week. But it is very different;…

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