This week I’m sharing this cute “My First Car” tape set from Rockett St George. Having recently spent the afternoon in the company of ..
The winds have changed. Have you noticed? Instead of “Himalayan Salt Body Scrubs” it is now all about “Sugar Scrubs” BIG!!! Never one ..
I want our home to be filled with happiness and the smell of sugary cookies baking in the oven. A home where the children are filled w..
I am never going to have the relationship with Whirling Dervish that I had with my Dad, where she considers me her Mum, nor should she..
Natty has been working on adding and subtracting numbers at school recently and we’ve been finding fun ways of looking at this maths c..
Pulling together the best campaigns and statistics from #antiBullyingWeek with help from Mencap and Victim Support. Friends don’t let ..
The following was written after an article that appeared in the Daily Mail this week that came with the designed to shock-and-divide h..
Recently we visited The Eden Project whilst holidaying in Cornwall. Top of our ‘to do’ list (ok, ok, my to do list), it did not disapp..
A handshake, a kiss on the cheek, a bow… We humans have many different ways of greeting each other, depending on context and culture. An..
To maximise you working time whilst working from home, it’s very important to get the right atmosphere in your home office space, and th..
The lights, the sights, the scents, the sounds,
The ice rink, the big wheel, the merry-go-round.
The funny man who’s dressed all..
At home, this weekend was mostly this…..
Endless rain, flooding and a really narked guinea pig who had set his heart on a nice dry..
Last week, CaféPod kindly sent me a delivery of Reindeer Rocket to try, a limited edition, seasonal blend of coffee from their sister ..
Last weekend we visited the deep dark wood (aka Moors Valley Country Park, near Ringwood) to see the Gruffalo’s Child Trail. It was ra..
This week I’m making chutney and I’m using one of my “go-to” preserving books, and that’s Preserves by Pam Corbin. It’s one of the Riv..
I do seem to have been in reflective mood recently. Not sure why that is – I’ve never been one for too much introspection, even when I..
Whether you have a home birth, hospital birth, natural labour or c-section, there are no guarantees that it will all go along as you exp..
She held the letter in her hand.
How did he know?
She looked around her; at a room that seemed to belong to someone else. Objects coll..
This week my B&W photo is a look upwards from the bottom of Bircham windmill in Norfolk. I popped along for a visit in September and I’l..
Unless you don’t read, don’t watch TV, or live under a rock, you’ve seen a numbered list recently.
They’re everywhere! Every. Where! ..
I don’t think that the NHS maternity service is well set up for twin birth. Of course this might just be my London-centric view. This sa..
So according to the movies, sitcoms and HBO box sets, life for mums in the US is good. They seem to have a pretty decent healthcare syst..
I think the role of the doula is to fit in to whatever gap exists in the woman’s support team. In many ways it’s an ancient role – suppo..