• Mumsnet Blogfest 2013 in nine photos

    November 11, 2013

    This weekend I went along to the Mumsnet Blogfest (photo 1, top left), a blogging conference organised by parenting website Mumsnet. And without wanting to spoil too much of this post upfront it was great; useful, interesting, thought-provoking, inspiring. House of Fraser approached me to sponsor my ticket – thanks so much – and as…

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  • Three things for the weekend

    November 8, 2013

    1) What is everyone doing this evening? It’s safe to say I’m pretty glad it’s Friday. Eliza has been ill all week with a nursery bug; it started with a cough, and ended with a sad, hot, snotty toddler at home with me on the sofa. She’s better now, but we’ve all had no sleep…

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  • What we did this weekend

    October 28, 2012

    Hurrah, my blog is back! It was down for a few days last week; a massive thank you to my IT support team* for sorting it all out for me. Phew. So here’s a quick update on what we’ve been doing over the past few days: Teaching Eliza to high-five Paying a visit to The…

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  • Why Did Nobody Tell Me? Home Truths Every Parent Needs To Know – review of new Mumsnet book

    September 5, 2012

    I was recently sent a book to review, the new one from Mumsnet called Why Did Nobody Tell Me? Home Truths Every Parent Needs to Know. As it’s September and back-to-school, now seems like a fitting time for a book review (the last time I wrote one was when I was at school, where I…

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