Capturing the end of the baby years with Fiona Saxton Photography

The baby years are ending, I feel it in my bones I didn’t realise how different I still felt. You know how when you first become a new mam and you feel so estranged from your old self? I thought…

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Things I love about other mums…

I’ve always known that mams are pretty great – my own is ‘somethin else’. Everyone always says that if a child gets lost, go to a mum with kids and she’ll help (like she’s not got enough to manage already).…

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An open letter to my first born as he turns 6…

Arlo, I’m not sure I can put into words just how lucky I feel to be your mam. You are such a wonderful little boy. Each year I get to know you more, I love you more. Daily I say…

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Win a £300 bathroom makeover in time for Christmas

I was recently a finalist at the Northern Blog Awards. One of the sponsors of the evening was Bathroom Takeaway. Prior to the awards ceremony and during the evening, Bathroom Takeaway were running a competition to win a few different…

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Help my kid is sexist! Top 6 tips for raising feminist kids…

What do you do when it turns out that despite being a feminist, your kids are sexist little pigs?! How the hell do we raise feminist kids? I thought I was doing a good job with my 5-year-old, Arlo, until…

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