• Could you give up clothes for good?

    February 15, 2016

    How much of your wardrobe do you actually wear now you have children? Be honest… We’re currently doing a massive house clearout (more ‘loft conversion happening imminently’ than ‘Marie Kondo can-do’) and although we’re trying to get rid of everything currently in the loft, it’s making me think about things I don’t really need in…

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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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  • Babywearing with Rockin’ Baby

    March 11, 2015

    One of the things I’ve found really useful as a second time mum has been babywearing. It keeps the baby really close, within head kissing and sniffing distance,  with the bonus of often making them fall asleep. It’s not a magic answer to everything – sometimes babies really just want to be held – but…

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  • More Christmas jumpers for children

    December 8, 2013

    On the hunt for a tiny Christmas jumper for the baby or toddler in your life? I picked out some last year, but here’s four of my favourites from the moment. Considering some of the kitsch horrors you can buy, these ones are vaguely tasteful (?). Ranging from the cheap and cheerful (bottom right, Sainsbury’s,…

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  • A Sunday stroll around central London…

    July 16, 2013

    …is what Eliza and I did at the weekend, but my husband – and 15,000 other people – ran 10k around the closed streets of the capital, in the 30° heat. Amazing stuff.

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