• Proud to be a selfish mama

    I am a selfish mother. And I am completely OK with that.  Last weekend we went out-out. We left the kids with their grandparents, and headed into London where we had a lovely lunch at a grown-up restaurant.  This was a restaurant where kids did not exist. There was not a kids’ menu. There was

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  • What to buy for a new baby with Smyths

    The new Smyths Baby Room catalogue is packed with all of the essential items to kit out a nursery. It’s a one-stop shop for newborns, so I thought I would have a look through and highlight the essentials for your baby. These include the best items to help you in the first year, plus a

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  • 20 signs you’re a mum of two

    When you become a mama to two children, there are a few things that only you will know.  The chaos ramps up several notches as does the mess, and there are no words to describe your sleeping patters after welcoming your second bundle of joy.  Here are 20 signs that you are a mum of

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  • Colourful Easter crafts for kids

    Easter isn’t all about the chocolate (OK, it’s mostly about the chocolate). Taking inspiration from the bunnies, eggs, chicks and pretty pastel colours of Easter can lead to some lovely craft ideas to do with your little one. I asked some blogging friends to share their gorgeous Easter crafts ideas. They are perfect for entertaining

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  • Easy Mother’s Day card craft for toddlers

    These easy Mother’s Day card craft ideas will help you kill two birds with one stone – entertain your toddler for an hour and make the perfect Mother’s Day card! These card ideas are perfect for grandmothers and mothers, and the supplies are so easy to find! I’ve said before, I am no crafty mama!

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  • Non-chocolate Easter gift ideas for babies and toddlers

    This post contains affiliate links. Looking for non-chocolate Easter gift ideas for your baby or toddler? Whether you want to avoid chocolate altogether, or want to give something a little bit different, here are some gorgeous bunny, chick and egg-inspired present ideas! The gifts have been divided into categories, under £10 and over £10, to

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  • Casdon Supermarket Till toy review

    My girls love to play shops, and so they have loved reviewing the Casdon Supermarket Till.  This brilliant toy is compact, features sound and interactivity, and comes with groceries ready to scan! The Casdon Supermarket Till requires three AA batteries to work. Once it’s powered up, the till’s buttons and microphone spring to life so

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  • My baby is waking every two hours – help!

    When your baby wakes up every two hours through the night, it is a huge drain for you as a parent.  I think as new mums we accept that night waking will be an issue, but when it’s still going on so regularly after a few months, we start to lose the plot.  When my

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