Christmas, Travel

Planning a Festive City Break

I personally love Christmas shopping – I always start reasonably to spread the cost, get lots of ideas and really enjoy the experience. For me there’s nothing lovelier that moseying around town, in no particular rush, to soak in all…

Parenting

30 Simple Preschool Play Ideas for Autumn

Towards the end of the summer Luisa was starting to notice the leaves on the trees changing (yep, so early!) and proudly declared that she knew why. ‘Autumn is coming Mem!’ she cried. She’s been really excited for all the…

mother by hannah begbie
Book Reviews, Reviews

Mother, Hannah Begbie // Book Review

“We were a normal family for exactly twenty-five days.” Mother is the story of Cath, Dave and their daughter Mia as they face a devastating Cystic Fibrosis diagnosis. More than that, it’s a story about little things. About actions and…

Reviews

Hatchibabies are Here! Exclusive Review

We’ve had an exciting new arrival to the family this week, our very own Hatchibaby – the newest member of the Hatchimals family. Luisa was absolutely beside herself when she first laid eyes on the big colourful box and full…

Book Reviews, Reviews

Fierce, Gin Phillips // Book Review

The Mumsnet Book club is ticking ALL the autumnal/ Halloween boxes for me right now, you know I recently read Lullaby and I’ve almost finished Mother but today I have got to tell you about Fierce by Gin Phillips. If you’re looking…

Fashion & Style

I need my own ‘School Run’ Uniform

Starting nursery has been a massive period of adjustment for our whole family. Firstly, there’s the emotional side – Lu took a little time to settle and come round to the idea of even being left. Thankfully the goodbyes are…

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