With virtual festivals, downloadable activities and plenty of online resources, there is still so much fun to be had through May half term in lockdown.
Preparing for primary school: things you’re never told about before they start!
If you’re preparing for your child to start primary school, here’s a few things I wish I’d known before we started our school journey!
Internet vs reality: advice to a new parent
The online world is an incredible thing, but it may not always be a good thing in parenting. Here’s my advice to new parents. Remember: haters are gonna hate!
Caravan holidays with a toddler: highs and lows, tips and checklist
The highs and lows of a week in a caravan with a toddler, including a handy checklist. Spoiler alert: we’ve been back 5 times since!
Toddler tantrums: dealing with the inevitable!
You may feel the worst mum in the world, but remember tantrums are inevitable. Here’s just a few ways we’ve used to deal with our tantrum journey.
The Familymoon: honeymoon / holiday abroad with a toddler
Just because you’ve got a toddler in tow, doesn’t mean your honeymoon can’t be special. Here’s a few tips on getting through your first holiday abroad with a toddler!
Organising your wedding with a toddler in tow!
Sorry for the radio silence… it has been a busy few months, including organising a wedding with a toddler…
Toddler bedtime regression…
When she’s still drumming with a plastic asparagus at 9.20pm, despite the exact same bedtime routine that she’s had for 19 months!
S**t my kid does
When leaving the house with three Peppa Pigs and a doorstop becomes ‘normal’!
Spring showers: keeping your toddler entertained indoors through the storms!
With yet another storm on its way, here’s a few tips to keep your toddlers occupied at home!
Super-easy sugar-free family baking, thanks to the Organix #nojunkjourney
We embarked on our 2nd bake-off of the year with these super easy sugar-free scones made with Greek yoghurt!
Our 1st attempt at cooking with a toddler! #nojunkjourney
As part of our pledge with Organix Food’s #nojunkjourney, we want to try one new recipe a month. This was our first attempt…
Money-saving tips for parents
The cost of having a baby isn’t cheap, but when you’re excited by the fact you’ve a new little person on the way, it’s easy to head out and buy the best you can find.
New year, new family journey, thanks to Organix food #nojunkjourney
We are stoked to have been invited by Organix to be part of their 2017 #nojunkjourney! Here’s why…
Life as a working mum, 6 weeks on – the reality
Going back to work after maternity leave has not been easy, but thankfully it does get easier… even amongst the chaos that is having a toddler!
Tourists in our own city – for free!
Tourist Thursdays – attempting to hit up a new free tourist spot each week, exploring the city on our doorstep.
#mumlife with a 1 year old
When you realise on your commute to work how different your life was on your last commutes to work, pre-baby!
Starting nursery and the inevitable tears!
Starting Lily in nursery has just hit me like a brick. I know it will get easier but it’s hard to imagine now…
Back to work after maternity leave
Returning to work after maternity leave was possibly one of the hardest weeks since she’s been born.
Caravan holiday survival with a toddler
24 hours into our first caravan holiday with our 13 month old, and we are curled up under a fleece blanket with a hot water bottle, listening to the banging of the high winds and battering rain against the flimsy walls and windows. Would we change that? Of course not! It’s our summer holiday, and…
10 reasons to avoid buying a new house when armed with a toddler!
Just a few reasons we’ve discovered it’s best to avoid the whole house buying-and-selling process with a toddler in tow!
Free family fun for a week
After being overwhelmed at the cost of baby classes, here’s just one full week of fun activities that didn’t cost a penny… aside from the cheeky flat white…
This prem baby’s milestones at 1 year
We aren’t sure if she’s behind, ahead, or right on track, but we are proud of how far she’s come, despite being nearly 7 weeks early.
Parenting: the strangers who annoy me!
Some of those complete strangers who have turned me into a hater since becoming a mum.
#shopsmall : The world of independent Instagram baby clothing brands
Welcome to the world of Instagram baby/toddler clothing stores… (though you probably knew about them already!)
Learning fast how NOT to organise a 1st birthday – in photos
I counted myself as a pretty organised person… until it came to Lily’s first birthday.
This week’s Mum Fails…
Here are two of my most special mumfails this week!
1 year on: a reflection
One year on, here’s a few of the things I’ve found myself doing since becoming a mum – from Ninja Warrior training to one-armed master of all!
Baby sleep regression: The Battle of the Bed
What happened to the baby who slept 12 hours a night?!
Parenting gets easier, they say
Looking into that fateful line for new parents: “It gets easier”. But does it?