• Baby, you’re my favourite waste of time

    September 10, 2015

    “What exactly do you do all day?” an irritating question most mums will get asked at some point. Good point though, what exactly do we do all day? At the moment I’m still so tired that doing most things feels like walking backwards in quicksand mixed with treacle, and going anywhere far with both girls can…

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  • The G word

    August 25, 2015

    This weekend we went to a lovely, lovely christening. As we arrived I realised it would be Eliza’s first time in a church when it was actually being used for a religious service (and not a Christmas tree festival or playgroup, as per previous experiences). How would this go? I wondered. Thirty seconds later I…

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  • Going on a letter hunt…

    August 21, 2015

    Eliza is currently learning her alphabet at nursery, so when we’re out and about she’ll stop at every car registration plate or street sign and point out “my letter….Florence’s letter…Daddy’s letter” and so on. It’s a great way to kill time on slow days (not so great on the days when we actually have somewhere…

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  • 12 signs you’re a sleep-deprived parent

    March 29, 2015

    Are you a sleep-deprived parent? Here’s 12 signs your child is no friend of sleep… You can always tell when the clocks change due to the higher-than-normal volume of tweets from parents. Extra hour in bed? Not likely! Lighter evenings? Thanks so much for the 9pm bedtime. Blackout blinds? Ha! – are some of the things…

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  • 15 Parenting Hacks: The BEST Tips Baby Books Won’t Tell You

    February 5, 2015

    If You Have A Baby, Here Are 15 Parenting Hacks Baby Books Won’t Tell You Here are 15 parenting hacks for if you’ve just had a baby…if you have, congratulations! When I was pregnant I wrote a list of pregnancy life hacks (these are simple tips that are slightly obvious and make everything much easier). I…

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  • Beach life - on Boscombe beach

    12 Brilliant Things To Do In Bournemouth With Toddlers

    June 11, 2013

    Looking For The Best Things To Do In Bournemouth With Toddlers? Read this! What are the best things to do in Bournemouth with toddlers kids? Here are 12 of the best things to do with kids, babies, toddlers and small children. There are so many brilliant things to do, when it comes to indoor activities…

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