• Wayfair bed review

    Buy the biggest bed you can: the secrets of co-sleeping parents

    March 14, 2019

    Are you a co-sleeper? Did you ever co-sleep with your children? Or is the thought of bed sharing with your baby, toddler or child a complete nightmare to you? The thought of co-sleeping used to terrify me, ‘I’ll NEVER let my baby sleep in our bed’, pregnant-me thought as I starfished in it, smugly. Even…

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  • Would you use a menstrual cup? I try the Lily Cup One

    March 8, 2019

    I’ve been trying out the Lily Cup One (which I was sent as a gift) on a mission to find out if menstrual cups are the one…period chat incoming… Do you use a menstrual cup / period cup? Would you try one? Shaped along the lines of a more curvy party popper (!) menstrual cups…

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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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  • 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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  • CBeebies Thumbelina preview (and 10 of the biggest CBeebies earworms)

    December 11, 2018

    Calling all parents of small children – we had a sneak preview of CBeebies Thumbelina, which is this year’s CBeebies Christmas show. So in honour of this event, I’ve listed out my top ten CBeebies earworms, aka the catchiest tunes from the channel that you can’t stop singing. Out loud. In your head. On repeat.…

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