For weeks now I have been in denial about the fact that we are about to be saying goodbye to Preschool. I know Trixie has yet to start and that really we are not completely done with it as a family but Ellie is done. She starts school in September and with the new beginning there comes an end. The…

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I am delighted to be collaborating with Cheerz again and this time to showcase their amazing personalised photo magnets. Social Detox This past week I have had a social media detox. I guess that is what you would call it; on holiday for one week and I locked my phone in the safe never to look at it again until…

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It is impossible to deny how much my body has changed since having two children. Truthfully it changed beyond recognition with just one baby so the second signed, sealed and delivered those changes into eternity. I would be lying if I said I was comfortable with all (or any) of those changes. However I will still be wearing a bikini…

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*This is a contributed post. Haiti is a land of history, a land of adventure and a land of culture. Unfortunately, it took a devastating blow with the earthquake that rendered Port-Au-Prince to rubble in a moment of tragedy watched by the world at large. It seems only yesterday that the earthquake occurred, but in the seven long years since the…

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*This is a contributed post. Let’s face it – sometimes work is hard to come by. There are lots of reasons for this. Perhaps there aren’t enough opportunities in your area of expertise. Or maybe you live too far away to make the most of the best career driving jobs out there? Despite the technical capability for many companies to…

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With our impending sunny holiday I thought it would be a good time to compile my list of toddler travel essentials. In part as a helpful guide and in part as a check list for myself. In this post I will highlight some of the more useful items for long plane and car journeys. I will cover the suitcase essentials…

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All of us mums are a little different. This is not a reflection on us as mums but us as people. None of us can be the same and that is ok. Throughout the history of time we have had labels assigned to us; posh mum, chav mum, organised mum, messy mum, earth mum. Some of these labels we may…

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