• Starting school: ten things that are currently terrifying me

    September 2, 2019

    So my child is starting primary school – THIS MONTH, IT’S THIS MONTH, HOW HAS THIS HAPPENED SO QUICKLY, WASN’T SHE JUST BORN – and here are ten things that are completely terrifying me. Just to note it’s things that are terrifying me about my child starting school, not my child. I’m swinging wildly between…

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  • I'm breastfeeding a four year old and here is why

    I’m breastfeeding my four-year-old, and here’s why

    August 1, 2019

    So, yes, I’m breastfeeding my four-year-old, and here’s why… Breastfeeding a four-year-old sounds like: ‘That’s a bit…weird, isn’t it? ”Hasn’t it gone on long enough now?’ ‘You’ll be stopping before school won’t you?’ ‘Make the most of it because you’ll have to stop soon!’ ‘I didn’t realise you were STILL doing it!’ Breastfeeding a four-year-old…

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    How to draw Horrible Histories The Movie – Rotten Romans

    July 28, 2019

    Hands up who loves Horrible Histories? Did you know there’s a new film, Horrible Histories The Movie – Rotten Romans – which has just been released? We were lucky enough to be invited along to a drawing masterclass with none other than Martin Brown, the Horrible Histories illustrator, to pick up some drawing tips and…

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  • Your period after pregnancy: five things no-one ever tells you

    July 11, 2019

    Oh, the joy and pain of your period after pregnancy. Just kidding! There’s not much joy, is there? But it’s a whole world of pain, PMT and all the mood swings. Apologies again, everyone around me. Sound the Code Red, like the long list of weird things that happen to your body after pregnancy that…

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  • Starting school - tips for buying school uniform

    Starting school: 27 tips for buying school uniform (and 3 mistakes to avoid)

    July 4, 2019

    If your child is starting school in September – mine is, hold me – here are 27 tips for buying school uniform… And to start off with, here are three mistakes to avoid when it comes to buying school uniform. As made by, well, yours truly. One. Firstly, don’t get the wrong uniform information: It…

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  • 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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