8 tips and tricks on becoming little black dress ready

Top Tip for getting summer ready

Party season is fast approaching, this is the one thing I miss working from home is the lack of social events such as a Christmas party to look forward to. That’s not to say that there aren’t many other events to look forward to this season. The downside to the weather turning from boiling toRead more

Cancer support – how family and friends can help offer support

Hands joined holding Breast Cancer Ribbon

Cancer rips apart your whole world, it affects not only the patient but their entire family unit too, and it doesn’t discriminate either with no rule of thumb as to who it will strike next. When a family member first receives their diagnosis it can be very hard for all to digest, we have been thereRead more

My experience with recurrent miscarriage

my experience of recurrent miscarriage

This week is Baby Loss Awareness Week and I am sharing my story in a bid to help break the taboo – Miscarriage shouldn’t be something we are afraid to talk about and uttered under hushed voices. Speaking out helps to raise awareness of something which happens all around us but until we speak outRead more

Healthy after school snacks + Smiggle voucher giveaway

I am sure I’m not the only one who picks up the kids from school and is greeted by “I’m hungry” or “Can I have a snack”. Both kids are starving by the time they come home from school and instantly want a snack – if not reined in they would happily head for theRead more

Preparing the family for the back to school bugs and germs

**Sponsored post in collaboration with iHerb** With both children in full-time school, I know only too well that they pick up bugs and germs at the drop of a hat. Both of mine have rather poor attendance levels due to having to be off of school for 48 hours every time they have a sickness orRead more

Introducing Bassetts Vitamins to my fussy eater

When my kids were young, as in weaning and toddler age, I prided myself on the fact they were the least fussy kids in the world. Both would eat whatever I placed in front of them, eating everything without a care in the world. Messy eaters but the majority being eaten with the rest smearedRead more

Common Nursery Accidents Involving the Mouth and Teeth

Caring for children is not for the weak of stomach. Many common nursery and preschool accidents involve the mouth and teeth, and it’s hard to stem the flow of blood from a mouth wound when you can’t calm the child with a dummy or bottle. As a caregiver for youngsters, these are the situations I’veRead more

Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and restarting the Thinking Slimmer Programme

If you’ve been here for a while now you’ll remember that a few years ago I discovered a new found body confidence when I was taking part in a Thinking Slimmer journey. Thinking Slimmer using a unique nine-minute voice recording and online support alongside video coaching as a way of retaining our thoughts about food.Read more

Top Tips From a Former Nanny: Helping to cope with Chicken Pox

Top Tips Helping to deal with Chicken Pox

Chicken Pox is one of those common illnesses which most of us will get at some point in our lives (unless your child had had the Chicken Pox vaccination), and while most get this at a young age and while still at school there is no set age when Chicken Pox will strike. Emmy gotRead more