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Want to get fit? Become a parent…

Want to get fit? Become a parent…

We all lead busy lives.  Whether you’re a SAHM, or work in an office, or you’re a dinner lady; life is busy.  And complicated.  And we all have so many things to juggle!  With 2 kids, this resonates with me now more than ever!  There […]

WIN | MY GOLDEN TICKET

WIN | MY GOLDEN TICKET

To celebrate Roald Dahl Day, we’re giving you the chance to win a copy of My Golden Ticket! My Golden Ticket is the latest personalised book from Wonderbly that takes any child to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory!  Bespoke to your child, they will marvel as their […]

How to save money without even thinking about it

How to save money without even thinking about it

I’ve always found saving cash quite tricky.  I start off with good intentions, but I find it hard to commit to a set amount each month.  I saw an advert on Facebook for Plum and thought it sounded like an interesting way to save.  I’ve […]

Backyard Cinema | The Goonies

Backyard Cinema | The Goonies

I heard that Backyard Cinema were showing one of the all-time classics (The Goonies) on August Bank Holiday weekend.  Who would miss the opportunity to see that on the big screen??  So I grabbed my bestie, and we had a well-needed break from our houses […]

I Love Baby Events!

I Love Baby Events!

How exciting are baby events??  It seems to be that time of year again where lots of the big players are offering great deals to compete against each other.  Which is great news for us as consumers, because there are some fantastic bargains to be […]

Graco Baby Bootcamp

Graco Baby Bootcamp

We attended the Graco Baby Bootcamp event last week in Central London.  It was just me and Tommy, which was really lovely – navigating public transport is much easier when you have just one child with you!

The golden rules when visiting a newborn

The golden rules when visiting a newborn

You know what it’s like when a friend or family member has a baby… you can’t wait to get over there to look at those tiny toes and beautiful squidgy face.  But wait!  There are a few things you need to remember first…

Review | Graco Evo & SnugRide i-Size

Review | Graco Evo & SnugRide i-Size

When you have baby number 2, you already have pretty much everything – and that includes the buggy and the carseat.  The buggy I had for Fred was “fine” and did the job.  A bit grubby now after 2 1/2 years of being whizzed around […]

5 Tips To Help You Plan For Your Return From Maternity Leave

5 Tips To Help You Plan For Your Return From Maternity Leave

The first months of your baby’s life can pass by in a bit of a blur. As they grow and develop and you spend every single day with them, the end of your maternity leave can come from nowhere. Returning to work after maternity is […]

Recipe | Pea Cakes

Recipe | Pea Cakes

I just call these cakes because they’re baked in the oven rather than fried.  Fred isn’t really a huge fan of veg, so giving him these means that he gets at least some of the nutrients!  It’s a really simple recipe to remember too (always […]