Why The World Needs Doc McStuffins

The “big” news story on Facebook last week was that kids’ show “Doc McStuffins” had featured a lesbian couple with a child. And wow. The internet was losing its collective shit all over the place. I’m a member of many a Disney group on Facebook and all over there were people pulling the “I’m not homophobic but…” and “I’m entitled to my opinion…” excuses.

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Hitting a Road Block…

Ever since I was little, I’ve loved to write. I spent most of my teens poring over stories, planning out my future novels (ha!) and dreaming up characters in my head. Writing was my escape. Writing was where I hid from the world. Writing was where I could really express myself .  Continue reading

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Ten Things I Wish People Had Told Me About Feeding Our Baby

Infant feeding is always a buzz topic. Especially at the moment, during National Breastfeeding Month (yes. A whole month…) conversations on infant feeding are everywhere.

With Eden being almost two (ridiculous!), I wanted to look back on ten things that I wish people had told me about feeding our baby. I’m going to be fairly “bottles and formula” heavy because that’s what I know.

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Woes of Being a Working Parent.

People love to talk about working parents vs being a stay at home parent. Living in London, I’m not sure Amy and I had much choice about both of us working. The cost of living here is horrendous and as much as we could scrape by on Amy’s wages, we would just be scraping by and that’s no way to live if you ask me. So, we both work full time.

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Funky Giraffe SALE! 25% off!

Those of you who have been with the blog a while will know how much Amy, Eden and I absolutely adore Funky Giraffe bibs.  Continue reading

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When Your Child Is THAT Child.

I’ve said recently that having a toddler is a bit of a whirlwind. That has never been more apparent than it has been in the last few days.

A few days ago, my child was “that” kid. The child that other people look at and are automatically glad they’re not theirs. The child who interrupts meetings, shouts and screams and behaves like a wrecking ball. That day, that was my daughter.

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Five Things No One Tells You About Having a Toddler

When we had Eden, I knew that having a baby would be a massive change in our lives. It was. Literally everything changes when you add a small human to your household – from the things that you eat, to how much sleep you get and how often you get out and about. It’s all change once the baby arrives.

What I didn’t realise, though, was that everything changes again once that tiny human becomes a slightly bigger human. Welcome to the magical world of… the toddler! Here’s five things I wish someone would have told me about having a toddler in the house.  Continue reading

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