I saw a quote on the Mothercare Instagram and it went like this ‘There will be so many times you feel like you’ve failed, but in the eyes, heart and mind of your child, you are a supermum’ (Stephanie Precourt). Well I have to say thanks, Stephanie. That was what I needed to read today. This morning I woke up to blue skies and beautiful sunshine and I thought to myself that I wouldn’t be a boring mum today (I often have lots of jobs to do on a Tuesday before my working week starts the following day). I packed… View Post

I first came across Enchanted Forest & Friends on Twitter when they were just starting out. They have now launched their great website which sells clothes and accessories for kids. Their products are all based around their little animal friends including a fox, rabbit and bumblebee. To  be honest the extreme cute factor attracted me! I’m a sucker for cute animal prints on kids clothes and these do not fail to disappoint. I ordered the Boys Print Raglan Long Sleeve T-Shirt for Little Man in size 3-4 years, I always have to go up a size with Little Man due to how… View Post

The key word that surrounds our toddlers is tantrums. They come in bucket loads; just when you think they’re getting the hang of being little people, there they go again right into a huge meltdown. My 2 and a half year old Little Man is no different, he has tantrums sometimes over the smallest things. When it snowed a few weeks ago and some snow fell onto his toy plane he had the mammoth of all tantrums. Oh and when he worked out he couldn’t pick up his own shadow…well that was tantrum central. However, even with all this I… View Post

Lets be honest, some people bail on you. Whether it be because of a mental illness such as my post-natal anxiety or for other reasons. We’ve all had it happen to us at some point and it’s OK that people bail; sometimes they just don’t know what to say or do. My parents didn’t bail on me, my husband didn’t bail on me but that’s the way it should be, right?! Those are different sorts of relationships than the ones we have with our friends. Two of my friends stuck with me; they didn’t just hang about, they chose to… View Post

So I have been blogging away now for a few months and love it. It has its challenging moments though and I have come across some terms that have baffled me! Anyway, here are my 5 top tips that I have learnt since entering the blogging world. Don’t be shy – There is an online parenting blogging community out there with their arms open wide. In person, I am quite shy and found that transferred into talking to people on Twitter and forums but when I went for it it really paid off. There are some great Mummy & Daddy… View Post