• Five reasons to visit Cornwall this Summer

    With levels of uncertainty around international travel still present – and with the rules and allowances …

  • Five ways I’m celebrating Spring

    I was born in August and have always considered myself a true summer baby – I …

  • Review: Jaques of London wooden toys for babies

    One of the aspirations I know that I share with so many of my fellow …

  • Celebrating my Mum for Mother’s Day

    This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday 14 March – and whilst this day has always …

  • My tips for postpartum health and fitness

    My tips for postpartum health and fitness

    TW: Discussions about weight gain, body image and dietThe way I feel about my body after having a baby is very complex.  On the one hand I am in total awe of the fact that this body grew the most…

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    The first five months of parenthood

    The first five months of parenthood

    Next week Alba will be five months’ old – a milestone that seems wonderful and surreal all at once.  Over the last few weeks I feel that more than ever she’s changed from being a small baby to a mini…

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    Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

    Mum Guilt and Mum Anxiety

    A few years ago I was on the beach in Fuerteventura, splashing around in the surf, when a huge wave appeared and completely knocked me off my feet.  When I finally dragged myself back onto the beach I realised that…

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    My Nursery Essentials

    My Nursery Essentials

    Since Alba was born we’ve spent an inordinate amount of time researching baby and toddler products and then trying various items to see what she likes and what we deem essential.  So much of it has been trial and error;…

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    Framing memories

    Framing memories

    Well – I can’t believe it’s been three months since my last post, except of course I can believe it, because since that post we welcomed into the world little Alba June, who is now 10 weeks old and the perfect,…

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