Go to the Grainger Market! 

I’ve been living in Newcastle and its suburbs (bar one year in London) since 2003 and it’s about that long since I’d really been to the Grainger Market – when I used to work at Safeway next door. I have to…

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My baby’s first birthday – blog and vlog

My second baby turned one at the weekend. I’ve blogged before about the emotions involved as your baby turns one so I’ll not mention that today but instead focus on how we celebrated and made the day special for her…

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HBAC Birth Story 

It’s one year since I had a Home Birth after a Caesarean Section, or HBAC as it’s known, with my second child. My eldest was born at 42+1 by a category one emergency section in December 2011 after a classic…

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10 signs you have a toddler in the house

  Mess!! So much mess. My daughter is like a tiny tornado and can wreak havoc and destruction way quicker than I can tidy it. I would like to call my house shabby-chic but the chic has been replaced with…

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She’s not a baby anymore

   Yesterday was a big day for our family. One week and one day before her first birthday my baby took her first steps. We had just started to encourage her by setting her down and reaching our arms towards…

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