*this is a collaborative post*   According to the latest data we have, childhood anxiety is on the rise. This is a subject close to my heart as Jude suffers from anxiety brought on (I think) from his inability to truly comprehend the world.   Around 1 in 8 children now have some form of […]

  *This is a collaborative post*   The secret ingredient when it comes to raising good kids, kids that make your heart burst with pride and kids that become a shining light of awesomeness to the children around them stems from teaching them the right values. That is the role we have as parents – […]

  I was asked if I’d like to read a new book and to give my views on it so I thought, why not! It gives me an excuse to read something potentially outside my usual choice which I always think is important for expanding your horizons.   I was sent a copy of A […]

Over on Instagram last week, I displayed an image of a beautiful dress that I was sent from a lovely lady who hand-makes clothes using ethically produced and individually sourced materials. It made me realise how many small companies are out there, working morally and creating unique pieces that could literally wipe the floor with […]

I have been a fan of Orchard Toys for a while so when they asked if we would like to review one of their products, I was thrilled to oblige.   Emmeline has started to enjoy jigsaw puzzles at nursery so conveniently (and by complete coincidence) they decided to send us a box of two piece […]

As you all know, this year I am attempting to look after myself a little better. I have embarked on an exciting exercise plan which I’ll be telling you about next week, I’m drinking lots of water and have drastically reduced the amount of migraines I have to deal with, I’m reading more books which is […]