• How to create a calming bedroom

    After having Alba, I decided quite quickly that I wanted our bedroom to be a …

  • Christmas gift guide: Wooden toys

    Even if you’re fairly dedicated to shopping thoughtfully and sustainably, Christmas can be a …

  • How to wear Autumn 2021 denim trends

    Whilst the death knell has been sound for the much-loved skinny jean, the good news …

  • How to paint a UPVC front door

    When you live on an estate of new build properties it’s easy to feel …

  • 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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