If you have seen the news over the last couple of days you will probably have seen lots of articles surrounding The Royal College of Midwives new statement. This statement is basically saying that as long as a new Mum has been given all the information and support when it comes to feeding their baby they should be completely supported with whatever decision they make. This has been a long time coming in my opinion because although I don’t wish to go into the pros and cons of either breast or bottle feeding in this post I do believe that… View Post

When it comes to the house I like to change it, I’m always thinking of new ideas or finding new decor ideas however big changes can come with a lot of time, effort and money thrown in so I’m a big fan of making small changes to make a big effect. I want to share with you 5 top tips on how to do this with the kids bedroom. Kids have phases or things they like and that’s sometimes hard to keep up with especially if they like to change the theme of their bedrooms. Here are my top 5… View Post

We had half term here last week and although I had lots of things planned a lot of them fell by the wayside for one reason or anofher. Apart from one lovely day with my best friend and her boys we didn’t really do a lot. I really struggle with the guilt of this. I worry that I’m not giving Little Man an exciting school holiday. Social media has a part to play because I see what every one else is doing and feel bad about not doing it. We had a lot of time in the house, some of… View Post

Last week I posted some tips on how to get your little one prepared for school. I had some lovely feedback from some of you to say you found the post useful so I thought I would carry on sharing what I have learnt in the last 8 months as a new school mum. Today it is 5 books for starting school. One of the things I found that really helped to prepare Little Man for school was talking to him about going and what it would be like. The easiest way I found to do this was by reading… View Post

Little Man is in his final term of reception now, it is crazy how fast it has gone. Reading everyones updates about school places a couple of weeks ago really took me back to how nerve wracking it all was; waiting lists, appeals. And then when he did get a place the fear of how he was going to cope at school on his own without me or without his nursery teachers. There were lots of educational stuff we did with him to help him get ready for but there were a few practical things which really helped him cope… View Post