No matter what age your kid is it seems like the world and his wife have two priorities, A) finding out what ‘naughty’ things they are currently doing and B) warning you of the hell to come. Lucky for me I have a A-level in eye rolling and a degree in ignoring unsolicitied parenting advice. Luisa was always what you might call a ‘good’ baby. She was easy pleased, or maybe we were just excellent slaves – who knows. Either way she never gave us much bother. Sure she didn’t (doesn’t) sleep through the night but she’s always been a…

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Sound the alarm, Summer is coming! I might not be beach ready but Luisa is all kitted out for a summer of spontanteous fun thanks to HUGGIES®. This year we’re chuffed to be working with them to showcase the Little Swimmers range and share some ideas for spur of the moment summer adventures.     We’re off to Spain this week so i’m going to use that as a good opportunity to dive in to this whole thing. Point of note – when I say ‘dive’ i’m speaking figuratively, I’m not a strong swimmer so it’ll be all doggy paddle from…

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Lu is so much fun right now but she is incredibly hard work. There’s nothing ‘wrong’ with her she’s just nearly two and it seems like that’s a pretty tough stage in life. I’m willing to bet it is nowhere near as bad as 26 but there’s no point in getting into an arguement with her, I won’t win. Toddlers are sent to try us, give me a newborn any day.     One of the toughest times of day, for me, is the morning. I am not a morning person and I doubt I ever will be. For that…

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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how you don’t need to wait until your kids are old enough to have a reasoned debate about what it means to be a feminist  to teach them a thing or two. I’ve been looking at a few different ways to create a culture of equality in our home and expand the mind of my mini feminist. We all know that famous quote “Dismantling the patriarchy begins at home”, right? Okay maybe it’s not quite timeless but one day, with a bit of luck. As you might expect we’re very much a ‘let clothes…

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World Book Day 2017 is fast approaching. On March 2nd Children across the country will be dressing up to celebrate their favourite characters and authors. Many schools and nurserys will have a programme of book related activities throughout the week. Now I love books, that’s no secret, I regularly splurge on new reads for Luisa and I’m trying to find more time to read myself. That being said – I’m chronically disorganised so I can see future World Book Days being a bit of a panic. I always have good intentions when it comes to this kind of thing but…

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