5 Ways to protect your baby this summer

In true British style when an unexpected heatwave hits, we bask in the glory of the sun for all of 24 hours before we crumple up in a ball and moan repeatedly about how warm it is! We’re just not prepared for the unexpectedly warm weather. We’re used to wet summers and brisk winters. But more importantly, our infants aren’t […]

My dream small space nursery

Having lived in our new home for almost 2 years now I decided to bite the bullet and put paint on the walls, starting with the nursery! Harriet will move into her room soon so I’d like to do something with it before she does. If you follow my column in Progressive Preschool magazine you […]

Instilling a love of reading with The Book People

Books are something I have always loved, the feeling of fresh crisp pages and the scent of printers ink. Their is nothing quite like that moment when you curl with a new book. Reading is a great way for me to wind down and relax. Something I knew I wanted to share with my children, should I […]


Nothing in this world compares to the feeling of holding your newborn baby for the very first time. The moment the midwife hands them over to you your entire world changes. I remember that moment so clearly, as my partner held onto me whilst the midwife passed him up and I held him to my […]

Skip Hop Silver Lining Cloud Activity Gym Review

Newborns and play are two things new parents struggle to combine. It often feels like they aren’t able to interact or that they show no interest in what’s around them. Offering small amounts of stimulation is important for their mental and physical development. That’s why choosing a good playmat is a great way to ensure you meet […]

First impressions of the UPPAbaby VISTA

When it comes to baby gear the biggest decision, for me at least, has to be the pushchair. I’ve never been a lover of shoes or handbags. I’m one of those women who loves a good travel system. Upon finding out we were expecting Dolly I started to scour to market for what’s hot. What’s the in thing when it […]