It's almost here, that hallmark holiday that I DO jump on, same with Fathers Day, it's nice to know that on that one day, everyone has to be nice to me and if they aren't, daddy takes them out (to like the soft play, not assassination). I definitely don't want an extravagant gift or any … Continue reading Mothers Day Gift Guide – My Top 5
I love buying clothes and dressing my kids. It's mostly great fun, apart from when my daughter wants to put together her own concoction of an outfit, which is also cool and I try to let her wear what she wants as often as possible but one thing that I really, REALLY love is matching … Continue reading Brands I love: Shapes of Things
When people say you never get two the same, I don’t think I appreciated how true this would be until after my son was born, similar babies, both easy and relaxed, Francesco cried more than Adelina, she just smiled at everyone in the world, as they grew however, their wild and crazy differences became more … Continue reading 8 tips to encourage your kids to eat well
Another night spent lying on the bed beside my 4 year old until she finally drifts off, it could be 5 minutes, it could be 30, but we do it every night. Clinging to my fingers, getting as close as she can and demanding cuddles till her perfect little eyes go heavy and close. To … Continue reading Why I won’t stop lying beside my daughter to help her sleep
The past 5 years have been a whirlwind of two babies, a new house or 3 and a whole load of toddler tantrums, a few short term positions in different companies has seen me ready to give up the security of a regular salary and dive head first into freelance. Not an easy decision and … Continue reading Out of the fire into the freelance
What if parenting skills became work skills? They can!
There are several things I need to consider on a daily basis that impact any choices I make about where I go and what I do. I don’t drive, so public transport is my friend (read enemy) I have one pram, two kids and a wheeled board The weather I am a pro at the … Continue reading My top 4 rain jackets for mums on the run
I have been lucky enough to take my kids on holiday from a very young age and as little babes, it was so easy, god, so easy. After around 20 odd flights with them I have learnt very quickly that it’s the toddlers you need to beware. We actually stress ourselves out for months in … Continue reading How to stay sane whilst travelling with kids