Reviews, Tips and Advice: Honest Motherhood
Hey fellow mummies, these blog posts are just for you. There’s a real mix of reviews, help, tips and advice on those tricky aspects of parenting. But, most of all, this is where you’ll find my raw, honest account of motherhood.
Potty training a toddler is one of those necessary stages of childhood that lots of parents dread. But potty training doesn’t have to be difficult. Find out how we did it in under 3 days!
I’ve worked in education my entire adult life but I won’t be homeschooling my kids. Here’s 7 reasons why I won’t be “homeschooling” my kids right now.
Coronavirus: Should UK Parents Be Worried?
I’ve put together a summary of information researched from experts and world-leading sources about Coronavirus and COVID-19 for concerned parents in the UK.
Being a parent is tough in ways you might not expect. Grab yourself a cuppa and read on to find out about my epic parenting fail.
Discover the most effective way to get rid of head lice for good. Find out how to check your child’s head for signs of lice, and what to do if you find any.
Buying a new pushchair can be a real headache. There are so many to choose from. So, busy mummy, I’ve created this handy list of the 12 best baby strollers costing under £200 to make your life a little easier.
Getting toddlers to go to sleep and stay asleep is one of those parenting problems that nobody tells you about. We all know about the sleep deprivation associated with newborn babies. But the brutal two-hourly feeding cycle eventually ends and baby will start to sleep longer. Knowing how to improve your toddler’s sleep is a different parenting problem entirely.
I’m guessing most of you aren’t thinking that a Mercedes-AMG GT R is the right sort of gift for Mothering Sunday – if only – so here’s six fabulous, but affordable, gifts that are sure to put a smile on the face of the mummy in your life.
If you’re a parent (or guardian) with small children you will no doubt be painfully aware of the excruciating agony caused by the public tantrum.
We’ve all been there. Right? Happy kid one minute. Screaming public spectacle the next.
Plus our little darlings pick the most embarrassing places and/or times to execute their high-pitched scream-a-thon for maximum impact.
What was the last book you bought? I mean a proper book. Made out of paper. With real pages. And an actual cover. Where you had to venture out to a bookshop to buy it. When you allowed yourself more time than you’ll admit to just looking at all the delights on offer. Picking up titles, reading the blurbs and putting them back again. Until you found it. The one. The next adventure you could enjoy in your fluffy socks with a nice cup of tea and maybe a biscuit. Custard cream, obviously!
“Don’t bring your camera mummy.” I heard the enthusiastic plea as I was busily packing a bag for our day out. “Just have fun with me!”
Have you ever heard the saying “it takes a village to raise a child”? Well someone didn’t just make that up because it sounded cute.
You cannot raise a child completely on your own. I mean technically you can. But why would you? We are social creatures. Our babies need to learn to be social too.
I waited until my friend took GinGin and Roo out of the nurse’s room and I cried. I sobbed my little heart out on the nurse’s shoulder. It was too much. I’d managed to hold myself together in front of the girls. But once they were out of sight, and I knew they were safe, I couldn’t hold it in any longer.
I’ve been putting off starting this blog for about a year now. One. Whole. Year. There are so many reasons why I’ve been the ultimate procrastinator over this little project. But, mostly, it comes down to fear.