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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 […]

Family Meal Times with HiPP Organic

Family Meal Times with HiPP Organic

This month on the Wean Team has been especially interesting, as we’ve been looking at some research conducted by HiPP Organic about family meal times. The survey asked how many times families eat together and how important they consider it is to eat together as […]

Exploring Newcastle with Stokke On The Go

Exploring Newcastle with Stokke On The Go

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. […]

Baby’s Big Day Out featuring George at Asda

Baby’s Big Day Out featuring George at Asda

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 […]

the alphabet photography project: d,e and f

D is for Details E is for Embrace F is for Football Join in with The Alphabet Photography Project:

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 […]

the alphabet photography project: b is for brothers

With a 12 week old, my initial thought for B was Baby, but some of my favourite photos of Jake are when he is with his big brother. They can be heart-meltingly cute together. Joe is so protective of Jake and their growing bond is […]

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 […]