GIFS All parents can relate to…

PARENTS, Come unite – This is a safe space for a few short minutes.This Halloween, I’m not scared of ghouls, ghosts or vampires. I can honestly say that if I were confronted with anything paranormal, I’d be prepared. For I – am a parent. I’ve seen some horrors that would… View Post

Our Favourite Bedtime Books

Our Favourite Bedtime Books

I didn’t know how I’d be a Mum. I didn’t know how to change a nappy or how to prepare a bottle.One thing I knew I wanted was that I wanted my kids to love books as much as I did.I wanted them to get lost in novels like I… View Post

Clacton-on-Sea: What to Do Guide

Clacton-on-Sea: What to Do Guide

When people ask me where my favourite places in the world are: they’re astounded to hear they’re mostly all British. My top 3? Derby, my hometown, Derby. Central London, because I just love the buzz. Clacton-on-Sea. Clacton is probably surprising to some people. It’s an old Essex seaside town with… View Post

My post-baby body: One year on

My post-baby body: One year on

How do I feel about my post-baby body? In January 2013 I had a body I was super proud of. I was a size 6/8 which was small but I was used to it. I just couldn’t put on weight. I’m on the slightly shorter side of average. I’ve never… View Post

First Day of School Thoughts

First Day of School Thoughts

TodayToday was Holly’s first day of school. “Eugh… Here come the standing by the door in uniform brigade”. “Why do so many parents cry after dropping their kids off? What’s the big deal?” I know what non-parents think because I used to think the same. I thought it might be… View Post