My Mum in a Million | Mother’s Day with Nectar and Photobox

*This is a collaborative post with Nectar. Advertorial It’s Mother’s Day in England in a couple of weeks, and so the lovely people at Nectar asked me if I would like to join in with their ‘Mum in a Million’ campaign with Photobox, and share why my mum is one in a million and so special to me. I could rave…

Saying Goodbye

“How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye hard.” – Winnie the Pooh This morning Ava and I said goodbye to our family before they drove to London and right now they are on a plane heading towards New Zealand. My god it was hard. The girls were both crying their eyes out (ergo, so were we),…

5 Reasons Why I’m Ok With the Age Gap My Kids Will Have

Before I became a mother, I always had it in my head that I would have my second child around the time my first baby was two. I really wanted to have a smallish gap between my children so that they would be close, and a couple of years seemed like a good enough gap – we’d be through the…

The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout – An Easy and Fun Way to Help Your Kids …

With today’s kids having so much access to and such a love for technology, we have to work really hard to counteract that by making sure that they have plenty of time outdoors, and learn about the world not only from YouTube unwrapping videos and Shimmer and Shine, but also from exploring it themselves. It concerns me more and more…

I’m a NOW TV Ambassador!

In the evening I love nothing more than sitting down to relax, with a glass of wine and something great to watch on the telly. After a day of blogging or entertaining Ava, it’s great to be able to switch off and watch some other people’s more interesting lives. So I was very excited when I was recently chosen to…

Happy Mother’s Day!

Every year on Mother’s Day I am always reminded how lucky, and how incredibly grateful I am to have my daughter and to be a mum. For a really long time Mother’s Day was so hard for me and I’ll never forget what that felt like. I am so, so happy that I get to be a mother to my…