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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 […]

Free flowers from Freddie’s Flowers

Free flowers from Freddie’s Flowers

Everyone loves a freebie, don’t they?  But how often are the freebies so beautiful they give you joy for well over a week??  Flowers from Freddie’s Flowers do just that.  And if you click on the link below to get your first box of flowers […]

Review | Kuhn Rikon

Review | Kuhn Rikon

We were sent some lovely kid-friendly kitchen items from Kuhn Rikon to review, including the Kuhn Rikon kinderkitchen essentials set, Kuhn Rikon Pocket Maker Set and the Kuhn Rikon Ratchet Grater.  Here’s what 11 year old Izzy and her Mum Sarah thought of them!

Know your sun cream!

Know your sun cream!

With Summer now officially here (thanks Summer Solstice!) it’s time to have a think about sun cream.  Did you know that it’s not just the SPF you need to check on your suncream, but the UVA rating too?

Playing Happy Families: The UK’s Most Common Family Units

Playing Happy Families: The UK’s Most Common Family Units

In 2017, we are incredibly lucky to live in a time when the term ‘family’ can mean all sorts of different family units. From traditional nuclear families to blended, lone parent, or civil families, families come in all different shapes and sizes. The fact is, […]

Get Fast, Get Fun, Get Crafty This Summer

Get Fast, Get Fun, Get Crafty This Summer

Wouldn’t you know it? The summer holidays are right around the corner.  While our kids may see this as the high point of the year, the apex around which their entire calendar revolves, for a lot of us parents… it’s not quite so much fun.