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Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Kate Orson

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Kate Orson

I’m really pleased to introduce the latest in my ‘Meet the #WorkingMumsClub’ series – lovely Kate Orson. Kate is a Hand in Hand parenting instructor and the author of Tears Heal: How To Listen To Children. She has a very interesting work/life balance to achieve […]

When it comes to our babies, size doesn’t matter

When it comes to our babies, size doesn’t matter

I hesitate to use the phrase ‘inspired by’ but I was sufficiently incensed by this post from lovely Katie at Heels and Hooves about the disgracefully insensitive and downright rude comments directed at her about the size of her baby daughter Lottie, that I felt […]

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Jen of Tidy Tot

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Jen of Tidy Tot

For the second in my ‘Meet the #WorkingMumsClub’ series, I was delighted to have a little chat with mumpreneur Jen, who juggles three children along with running her own business. Jen came up with the idea for Tidy Tot, a clever bit of kit which […]

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Hannah of Budding Smiles

Meet the #WorkingMumsClub: Hannah of Budding Smiles

In my recent post about returning to work after maternity leave, I threw open the doors to the #WorkingMumsClub and invited the world of gainfully employed mothers to come in and have a sit down with a well-earned brew and a KitKat (we’re easily pleased). […]

The end of maternity leave: back to the #WorkingMumsClub

The end of maternity leave: back to the #WorkingMumsClub

This week has taken some getting used to. Gone are the heady days of rolling out of bed at 7am, leisurely preparing for the school run by throwing on some jeans and having time for some breakfast with the boys, returning home for a day […]

Jake’s on the HiPP Organic Wean Team!

Jake’s on the HiPP Organic Wean Team!

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 […]

The Last Firsts

So last week a couple of things happened that made me a little sad. One was that Jake, at 15 weeks old, was now wearing 6-9 month size clothes, causing me to bag up all his smaller bits he would no longer need. The other […]

I’m The Mum Who….

Lovely fellow blogger Chelle of The Mumington Post recently wrote a post entitled ‘I’m the mum who…’ as part of a chain of bloggers all doing the same, and she nominated me to write one too. The posts are basically a kind of ‘getting to […]