• Cheerful children’s clothes for spring

    February 25, 2016

    Like most people, I’m so excited for spring, mainly for it just not to be so horribly cold any more. But also for not having to have the daily battle about wearing coats, and not having to wear coats in general (optimistic, much?) Here’s some really cheerful spring-themed children’s clothes I have my eye on:

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  • 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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  • Joules Parka Review – A Coat For Pram Pushing and the Park

    December 2, 2015

    A Joules Parka Review… We review the Joules Parka – is this a perfect coat or parka exist for the intricacies of mumlife, and all the park trips, pram pushing and pavement pounding that it entails? Coats, when you’re a mum: I’ve written before about ‘mum’ dressing, but here’s some things about being a mum, and…

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  • Five things for the weekend

    January 16, 2015

    Hi, Friday…where has the week gone? I have about ten posts I meant to publish still in drafts. I would blame doing my tax return, but I’ve not done that yet either. We do have a sleep adverse baby at the moment. Usually to be found sleeping on one of us until we go to…

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  • Choose your own adventure

    July 5, 2014

    Eliza’s at that age where she’s really into imaginative play. Her toys go on trips around the world in her room, launching off slides on the side of her bed and into the universe, and they spend ages hatching plots and schemes together. A duster can be a magical blanket, a set of drawers is…

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  • Christmas pyjamas for children

    December 16, 2013

    One of my favourite Christmas traditions has to be having new pyjamas to wear on Christmas Eve. Does everyone else do this one? Alex and I usually get each other some from Gap, and last year Eliza had a John Lewis snowman onesie (I thought this would be a brilliant sight for stocking opening the…

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  • How to stay warm in the park

    December 11, 2013

    Has motherhood changed the way you dress? I think becoming a mum has made me a lot more casual, but then it’s casual along the lines of how I dressed before; casual in a non-client-day-in-the-office sense.

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