Monthly Archives: April 2013

What Is The Meaning of Life?!

It’s been one of those days when I have questioned everything.  Everything.  OK, maybe not everything, and maybe I didn’t quite get to the whole meaning of life question, but today I’ve felt a bit shaken, as if my foumdations have been chipped away.

It started with a phonecall from The Boyfriend, who was relaying a message from the nursery where he had just deposited The Princess and Pea… Continue reading


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Ocky Olly Smocka – A Review

The Princess is an outdoor kinda gal.  It doesn’t matter what the weather is doing (except she doesn’t care too much for snow, it makes her “handies cold”), she likes to be outside.  Me, I’m definitely a fair-weather-only gal.  I don’t enjoy getting soaked in a downpour, I absolutely loathe the snow, and the wind makes me… Continue reading

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It’s Raining It’s Pouring

The trouble with holidays in the UK is the weather. It is, quite frankly, pants.


But the best thing about holidays with family is, well, family.

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My Morning Misery

I’ve never been a morning person.  I have been a life-long fan of sleep and staying in bed.  As a child, while friends would rise at dawn, I could happily snooze the entire morning away.  As a grown-up (allegedly), add in boozy nights, long working days, on-call shifts, and getting up time would very often coincide with Countdown.

My children have not inherited my love for lying in.  The… Continue reading


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Glamourmom Nursing Vest – A Review and Giveaway

Breastfeeding, for me, has always been a very simple, cheap experience.  The only things I have ever had to buy to make the experience more comfortable have been nursing bras and breast-pads.  Even these things are not necessities for everyone – those mums who are lucky enough to be able to pull a regular bra down in order to feed, and not have a milk supply so fast and furious… Continue reading


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