How Lansinoh makes breastfeeding easier

Breastfeeding is hard. In fact, I would say that breastfeeding is possibly one of the hardest things I have ever done. Apart from the toe curling pain in the early days, the nip chap and the shoulder pain there is also the sleepless nights where you zombie feed the baby, panicking that you won’t suffocate…

Butlins got cool

We have just returned from a midweek stay at Butlin’s Minehead resort. I have to say that, without a doubt it has been the best quality time we have spent together since the littlest came along. It has been a good 20 years since I last visited a Butlin’s resort, as a child myself and…

Lumie Clear Light Giveaway

After I reviewed the Lumie Clear, the wonderful people at Lumie have given me one to giveaway! So you have the chance to win one for yourself! The only thing that you have to do is see my instagram for the entry requirements: which are Follow on instagram @mother_freckle & @Lumie.lights If you want more…

Sensee Facial massager

When this popped into my email I nearly spat my cold tea out! I have seen plenty of facial rollers and if im completely honest some are naff and break very easily. Others are great. This falls into the good. At the moment I use the body shop facial roller and this one. I think…

Lumie Clear: Acne light therapy

We are big fans of Lumie in our family. Last year I bought our first Lumie product, which was a body clock wake up light and we still use it every day to help us wake up. Although, nowadays it is more likely that the baby decides when I am actually getting up rather than the alarm! So,…

Adventures in Alpha Land: Book Review

With Flo starting nursery at school this September I have been thinking more about those judgy eyes from others and playground politics. This book is a light-hearted look at how to navigate the playground…. as a mum! Navigating playground politics used to be something that I worried about, not so much now but I am…

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…

Soft spot for subscription boxes

I have a soft spot for subscription boxes. There is something really exciting about setting them up, without any knowledge of what they are going to contain and finding the surprise through your door every month. Before children, I had a couple of subscription boxes. Mainly make up, but I did have one which was…