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Top 5 ‘Not For Kids’ Christmas Movies

Top 5 ‘Not For Kids’ Christmas Movies

Ask anyone what their favourite Christmas film is and they might say Elf or Miracle on 34th Street. Something whimsical and full of family fun. (And if they say ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’, they’re lying. Nobody reeeeally likes that). Sometimes though, people’s best-loved Christmas films […]

The Motherload Housework Tips for Busy Parents

The Motherload Housework Tips for Busy Parents

I’ve recently started blogging for the fabulous parenting website The Motherload, whose ethos is to be witty, honest, supportive and 100% non-judgemental. My first piece was an emotional account of my pre-eclampsia experience, but I followed it up with this decidedly more humorous post about […]

10 Ways To Feel Like a Team GB Olympian

10 Ways To Feel Like a Team GB Olympian

Still on a patriotic high after the Olympics? Even the hardiest of couch potato couldn’t fail to rise out of their seat to cheer on Team GB on their way to a record-breaking medal haul at Rio 2016. The incredible cycling team, the superhuman gymnasts, […]

The Thigh’s The Limit

The Thigh’s The Limit

So, the Duchess of Cambridge has gone ‘back to work’ for the first time since baby Charlotte arrived in May, and we’re all supposed to care a great deal about this momentous event. And in case you hadn’t noticed, Kate’s got a new haircut, which […]

Things To Do at 4am

I wrote a version of this post for my Evening Chronicle column this week but was limited by my word count (and the fact that Jake had gone back to sleep so I did too). Here’s a fuller version. What do you get up to […]

The Curse Of The TV Hashtag

A little rant from my column in the Evening Chronicle this week. Please tell me I’m not alone in being incensed by this…. Still waiting for baby to arrive, I sat with my feet up on Monday lunchtime to watch the opening coverage of the […]