In the run up to the Christmas season, I am delighted to welcome a guest post by the stunningly beautiful handmade designer jewellery brand, ChloBo. I have my eye on the ‘Cute Mini Butterfly Bracelet’, but which is your favourite jewellery trend this Autumn-Winter season? ————————————— Shopping during the autumn and winter months can be … More The Wishlist: Top Five AW16 Accessories By ChloBo
Have you ever noticed how awful wet wipes smell? And coffee, and the upholstery in the car? How about the cupboards in the kitchen, so unbelievably vile! The parking garage and the hallway are places of unknown horrors, and even my beloved husband, who returns from work wanting to give me a cuddle and a … More Because Honestly, I’m Just Feeling So Sick
I’ve never been a fashionista… In fact the word “fashionista” itself scares the hell out of me. It conjures up a world of judgmental pressure to be constantly “on trend”. It is a world I quite simply cannot keep up with. That’s not to say, however, that I don’t like clothes and looking nice. Oh, … More My Casual #MumStyle
I’m pregnant!!! Absolutely elated, obviously. Sick as a pig, naturally (I really really hate the first trimester). And shocked, generally, that it happened so fast. Yes, after months of talking about it (I recall THIS post that made many of you laugh), we actually decided to start trying to have another baby around Zachy’s … More Sure We Can Have Another Baby…But You Have To Catch Me First
I’ve been on the lookout for family friendly hotspots in Dubai recently. And what I mean by ‘family friendly’ is that they’re not an absolute drag for parents to visit with the tots. They’re enjoyable for all members of the family involved. Hearing about the ‘Kids Brunch’ at Fume Eatery (Pier 7 Dubai) then, my husband … More One For The Weekend – ‘Kids Brunch’ At Fume
I type this as I sit in my office (my office actually being Zachy’s play room with a desk plonked in the corner). I am doing client work, while also quite obviously procrastinating by writing a blog post (the whole blog is basically one big fun procrastination now that I think about it, he!) But … More Sometimes We All Just Need A Break From Each Other…And That’s OK!
Sorry if I misled you with the title, as nope, no, I’m not announcing that we have a second baby on the way. No – I’m talking about age. And the fact that I am absolutely loving two-year old Zachy! Yes, we’re absolutely prone to the odd tantrum here and there (ok, this is a daily … More One Is Nice, Two Is Nicer
We recently discovered the magic of Stokke. Specifically, the Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair. Indeed, you can check out Zachy and me attempting to (awesomely) assemble it here! A What Now Chair? The Tripp Trapp Chair is a stylish wooden high-chair that, with a variety of accessories, grows with your child from newborn to infant to … More In Love With…Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair
Do you know what I mean when I say this? The things that every other mother around you seems to do (and actually enjoy doing!) while you sit and avoid the activities at all cost. That’s not to say that we don’t pack out day with a multitude of fun things…it’s just that these particular … More Things I Ought To Do With My Toddler…But Don’t
“Guilt” | noun | definition: “Feelings of culpability especially for imagined offenses or from a sense of inadequacy” Why do we impose guilt ourselves? It’s a torturous self-infliction brought on by the words in our head. The words that say “you’re not good enough”, that “you’re messing it all up”, that “you’ve made a massive … More Hi Guilt, Do One!