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Can we talk about poo? Is that OK? Or is it gross? Probably gross but then again isn’t that what mothers of small babies talk about the..

Total and Utter Chaos!

There’s no two ways about it. We are living in utter chaos. If you are thinking of having two then I can promise you one thing. You..

The Magical Days….

Among the tantrums, the refusal to get dressed, the sleepless nights, the utter craziness of parenthood, there are some truly magical moments that make me thank my..

Today’s really tough!

Some days are so much tougher than others aren’t they? Today is one of the tough ones. It’s tough because I’ve had three hours sleep and I’m..

Living In Reflux Hell

I read the other day that some babies start sleeping through the night at 8 weeks. Having had a baby before I know that this is rubbish...

Let’s Talk About (Post-Natal) Sex!

“So what contraception are you considering?” asked the enthusiastic GP at my 6 week check? “Umm what?” I said as I was awoken from my daydream about..

Really Easy Pasta Sauce

This is going to sound so middle class but here goes…. I usually order my Ocado shop to arrive on a Monday but what with the Bank..

Spice Up Your Toddler’s Life

On Friday I went out for lunch with my best friend P and her 9 month old son B who is the most gorgeous little boy you..

Two Boden Must Haves For Spring

I remember my Mum getting the Boden catalogue when I was a kid. I used to leaf through it and be fascinated by the fact that they..

The Sleep Training Diaries: Conquering Bed Time!

I’m writing this with a big smile on my face because in the space of 5 days we have managed to (almost) crack Poppy’s sleep problems and..

The Sleep Training Diaries: Help Me!

In yesterday’s post I told you how desperate we had become with lack of sleep due to Poppy ending up in our bed each night and taking..

How To Deal With A Toddler Meltdown

Now that Pops is two she has been having more and more meltdowns about the most random of things….I was settling her the other night and she..

Preparing For Your Hospital Stay

When I had Poppy I had absolutely no idea what was in store. I mean how would I? Nothing can prepare you for the birth or your..

What’s in My Hospital Bag (this time around)

When we had Pops I turned up at the hospital with the most obscene amount of stuff. I remember Mr UFM being embarrassed as he wheeled 2..

What to Pack For Your Baby’s Holiday : The Ultimate List

Remember the days when you used to spend ages packing for your holiday? You’d bring 8 pairs of shoes and enough outfits for at least a month and..


To Double Buggy Or Not To Double Buggy?

The poor Piggle won’t have much that she/he can call her/his own. That’s what comes with being the second baby. So far Poppy has (unknowingly or there..

The Easy Peasy Travel Cot

Do you may remember me telling you about SpaceCot a few months ago? I was asked to review their product in return for a couple of sponsored..

Some lovely things for you and the kids

One of my favourite blogs is by Giles Coren’s wife Esther Walker and is called The Spike. She has a sharp, irreverant humour and is wonderfully honest..

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