• Felix wearing a birthday hat sat on his cousin's knee in front of a christmas tree at his birthday party

    Felix’s 12 Month Update

    12th December 2019

    Felix Edward. Today you turn one year old. How has it been one year since I had that final supper with Daddy and Dexter as a family of three? How has it been a year since we watched Theresa May on Sky News win a vote of confidence at 9pm before rushing off the hospital…

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  • Elf for Christmas sat on the christmas tree

    Review: Elf for Christmas | Our New Magical Christmas Tradition [AD-Gifted]

    11th December 2019

    I always said I wouldn’t be a parent who invited an elf into her home over the Christmas period – I’m not one of these Mums who likes to use threats to make my children behave. However, this year the pull of having an Elf for Christmas has been too much, after all, isn’t it…

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  • Dexter coming down silver slide in hesketh park

    Dexter’s 3.5 Year Update

    10th December 2019

    Darling Dexter, you’re 3.5 and boy, haven’t you changed so much again over the last six months. We are hurtling towards the deadline for primary school applications and I can barely believe that in less than a year, you will be settled in your new school.

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  • Ricky Zoom on the tablet against a backdrop of a Ricky Zoom rucksack and Christmas tree

    AD | Ricky Zoom SantaCycle Down: Coming to Your Screens Monday 9th December at 7am on Nick Jr

    7th December 2019

    We have a brand new obsession in this household after months and months of constant Blaze and the Monster Machines on the TV, there’s a new fave in town – Ricky Zoom.

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  • Dexter wearing a pink plastic bib, sat in his joie mimzy snacker highchair with food all over the tray

    The 5 Best Baby Led Weaning Bibs

    3rd December 2019

    Baby led weaning is not for the faint hearted when it comes to mess. If you are a clean freak, you need to quickly get used to the idea that your highchair, floor and baby are going to need to be cleaned three times a day, until they get more adept at feeding themselves at…

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  • Felix fast asleep as a newborn

    AD | Promoting Safer Sleep with Bounty & The Lullaby Trust

    2nd December 2019

    Becoming a parent for the first time is bewildering and extremely scary. It doesn’t matter how many prenatal classes you go to, nothing prepares you for the anxiety inducing, guilt ridden, sleep deprived foggy days ahead of you when you are sent home with your newborn baby.

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  • AD | Shifting the Baby Weight with DietBon Weight Loss Meals

    26th November 2019

    I’ve talked before on here about how I’ve not quite shifted the baby weight the same way as I did after having Dexter. A lack of willing, the fact I’m drinking alcohol this time and a general sort of ‘who gives a stuff‘ attitude means that nearly a year after giving birth, I’m still around…

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