• Christmas: Our Activity Advent Calendar

    30th November 2017

    This year, instead of buying Dexter an advent calendar, we have decided to create an Activity Advent Calendar.

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  • Mummy and Toddler Style for Christmas 2017

    29th November 2017

    Christmas is quickly approaching and, unlike last year, I am hoping this Christmas doesn’t pass by in a blur of stinky nappies, baby-led weaning stress and a sleep deprived haze. Last Christmas, Dexter was only seven months old and I was still getting used to life as a Mum. I put no thought into what…

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  • Working from Home: Is it All it’s Cracked Up to Be?

    28th November 2017

    Whilst I was on maternity leave I dreamt endlessly of being a working from home Mum. I envisaged catching up with emails while the baby napped peacefully next to me; drinking lots of coffee on the comfort of my sofa and having a really productive time whilst saving loads of money on childcare.

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  • Living Arrows 2017: 48/52

    27th November 2017

    This year I am joining in with What the Redhead Said‘s project Living Arrows which is all about celebrating childhood.  “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” -Kahlil Gibran

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  • Review: Costa Encantada Aparthotel, Lloret de Mar, Spain

    23rd November 2017

    We recently returned from a week in sunny Lloret de Mar in northern Spain. Lots of my friends and colleagues told me they’d been to Lloret in their younger years but hadn’t heard of it for yonks, we were a bit unsure what to expect but we loved it. It was October half term and…

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  • Dexter’s 18 Month Update

    22nd November 2017

    I feel as if reaching 18 months old is such a massive milestone for any child. Dexter is certainly no longer a baby, but a fully fledged toddler who is practising language, strutting his stuff and exercising his independence whenever he can. Here is what is new this month.

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  • Toddler Christmas Gift Guide

    21st November 2017

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or most stressful, depending on what line of work you do and how many people you need to buy for. If, like me, you work in retail, this time of years means you are working harder than ever before and barely have any time to do Christmas…

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