Back in October, Jake and I took to the streets of Newcastle (and a bit of Gateshead) with our new Stokke Trailz as part of the fab Stokke On The Go project with Made For Mums, showing off their iconic pushchairs in iconic UK locations. There are few more iconic sights for a Geordie than… Continue reading Exploring Newcastle with Stokke On The Go
Some welcome if more than a little overdue health news this week, as the government announced a much needed expansion in specialist mental health services for pregnant and new mothers. Current figures suggest only about a quarter of the 40,000 women experiencing mental health issues related to their pregnancy and childbirth each year actually get… Continue reading The maternal mental health lottery must end NOW
Before Christmas Jake and I took our first trip on a big train together to travel down to Birmingham for the day to attend the HiPP Organic Wean Team launch brunch. We were very excited (or at least I was!) to be joining the Wean Team, following every step of Jake’s weaning journey over the… Continue reading Jake’s on the HiPP Organic Wean Team!
Unbelievably, Jake is already approaching his half birthday, which also means I’m coming to the end of the six month postnatal Pilates programme from Dr Joanna Helcke. I had the opportunity to start the accompanying pregnancy side of the programme while I was expecting, but suffering from ongoing pelvic pain which made just getting around… Continue reading review: postnatal pilates with dr joanna helcke
We have had some simply shocking weather over the Christmas holidays – it has been wet, windy and just not very pleasant to be outside. So when we had an unexpectedly sunny day between Christmas and New Year, we seized the opportunity for Joe to have a go with the new bell on his scooter… Continue reading baby’s big day out featuring george at asda
I’m not normally one for New Year resolutions, largely because I’m so rubbish at keeping to them, but I do enjoy the sense of a fresh start that the New Year brings. 2015 began with me in the early weeks of pregnancy, with our dating scan taking place only a few days into the year.… Continue reading happy new year!
Train sets and five year olds go hand in hand, so when we were offered the Hornby Santa’s Express set to have a go with, I knew Joe would love it. To me, Hornby make ‘proper’ train sets – think of a huge table up in the attic covered in track, with little model stations… Continue reading review: hornby santa’s express