#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…

blazer topshop

AW17 fashion haul with Intu Merry Hill

I was recently contacted by the team at Intu Merry Hill to take part in their autumn fashion haul challenge. Intu Merry Hill is one of my go-to places for a shopping splurge – not that I get too…

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…

boost your self-esteem

4 ways to help boost your self-esteem

As a busy mum it can often be difficult making time for yourself. I’m the first to admit that I’m not great at self-care and spend far too many of my days in joggers and old jumpers. Since Taylor…

get your heating ready for winter

Get your heating system ready for winter

According to those experts who monitor such things, the average household decides to admit that summer has finally gone and switches on their central heating for the first time on 13th October. As much as I’ve been tempted to…

baby book club review

Inspiring a love of reading with Baby Book Club

We were recently contacted by the Baby Book Club – a subscription service which delivers three specially selected picture books each month to your door. The books are suitable for babies and toddlers, and follow a particular theme each…