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Harry, you’re three months old…

You seem to have really changed this month and I feel like time is slipping through my fingers! Just last night I cleared out your wardrobe and got rid of all of your newborn baby grows. I love watching…

#MySundayPhoto – Beach bum

I love this photo of Harry that I took of him lounging on a sun bed on our recent holiday. These days are so precious and I know it won’t be long until he won’t sit still! I’m trying…

Beaba Babycook review

Hassle-free weaning with BEABA Babycook

We were recently sent the Beaba Babycook to review. At three months, Harry’s not yet eating ‘solids’ but of course I was delighted to give it a test run! Weaning is one of my favourite milestones of the baby…

toddler

When did our toddler start calling the shots?

Yesterday my almost three year old daughter waved me off at the playground. She was stood at the top of the slide hollaing “Bye Mummy!” as I loaded her baby brother and our cocker spaniel into my car. It…

Hilton Double Tree Marjan Island

A family holiday at Marjan Island, Ras al Khaimah

Thanks to my sister choosing to emigrate to Dubai over six years ago, we’ve been visiting the UAE for some time now as a family. We usually stay with my sister’s family at their house, but we like to…

#MySundayPhoto – “I did it!”

We spent last Sunday at the Lickey Hills with Taylor and Harry’s big cousins. To say that the kids enjoyed the mud is an understatement and most of the day was spent trying to rescue wellies (and children) from…

make mum friends

6 ways to make friends as a new mum

Having young kids can sometimes feel a little unsociable – especially in the newborn months when you’re sleep deprived and getting to grips with your new life as a parent. Socialising is probably the last thing you feel like…

#MySundayPhoto – A baker in the making

With the weather being pants recently, I’ve had to keep this one entertained indoors. So baking has become one of our new favourite activities. I’m not much of a baker to be honest, but at least Taylor’s now at…

turning 33

Celebrating my 33rd birthday (and my fear of growing older)

Yesterday I celebrated my 33rd birthday. Birthday celebrations these days aren’t quite the raucous events they used to be, more a gathering of my immediate family over a relaxed meal out. Although my lovely parents did babysit for us…