The things no one tells you when you are trying for a baby: Is it really the fun part or a labour of love?

Before children you are solely responsible for yourself. It’s just you yourself and well… sleep. What happens next is your own story to tell, but mine included Mike and his dreamy eyes, and what felt like a biological urgency to pro create before I was ‘too old’. ‘Too old’ in a concept lost on me…

Fathers day gift guide

The modern dad is pretty special right? I have a pretty decent other half, who without his help I am pretty sure I would be bald through stress and look far older than I actually do due to sleep deprivation. So when it comes to Fathers day, we usually get him something pretty special. It…

Keeping it together: Carry and move

Going from having one child to two children, is something that no one can prepare you for. Honestly, I cant remember how my brain worked before having two. Nowadays it is more about keeping the chaos together rather than routines or reading up on what to expect at what stage. I thought I was prepared, but…

Baby Bjorn: The one!

It’s no secret I am an advocate for baby wearing. Keeping your baby close during the first 6 months of their life is essential in developing that secure attachment and bond that will ensure your child feels loved and safe. Carrying Florence was my saviour, she had colic for 3 and a half months, which…

OptiBac Probiotics: Gut love

I started using OptiBac Probiotics 3 years ago, after a dreadful breakout of adult acne. I have never really had spots (apart from the odd one) but after a stressful return to work after maternity leave and my face showed the stress. For anyone who doesn’t know of Caroline Hirons, then you HAVE to go…

Less whale, more dolphin like.

Are you feeling like you are the size of a whale, with heartburn that could rival a dragons fiery  breath? Well, you are in the prime of pregnancy ‘glow’. Congratulations, you are sweating for England and possibly have two flippers at the ends of your legs that once resembled feet. Don’t be dismayed, you may…