Review: Dinner at Vapiano London

Last weekend I had a full day out in London –  baby free! Think this was my first Saturday away from Violet in the time since she has been born, which is over 15 months now! Maybe it’s the panic that getting out and about with two will be so…

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Planning the new baby’s nursery

With only SEVEN weeks to go until Baby Peaches #2’s arrival, it’s been all systems go when it comes to planning our new babies nursery! This has been twice as tricky as with the house move as the poor little bubs room has been full of boxes since we moved…

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5 Things all parents think at the nursery drop off

As Violet is at nursery on her LAST day in the baby room, I am now sitting in an empty, quiet house feeling rather emotional about her nursery journey. I didn’t expect that – at all. When she started nursery, it was a real shock to our systems to get…

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Let’s have an honest chat…… #CanestenTalkHealth

This post has been supported by Canesten®, but all thoughts are my own  Ok, I know – this is slightly different to my usual blogging style, but sometimes you just have to sit down and have an honest chat. Something I love about blogs is that people are able to…

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The Sleep Training Diaries #2: Controlled Crying, our positive experience

Aah, sleep training – hello my old friend. We have found ourselves back here again in the land of sleep deprivation, amidst a land of terrible bad habits. I have been feeling like every night is ‘just getting by‘ and survival on whatever shut-eye we can get. We are EXHAUSTED…

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My Biggest Fear for our Second Baby (& a giveaway!)

Post written in collaboration with Infacol As the time ticks on for meeting Baby Peaches #2, I’m starting to get really excited. Possibly more excited than when I had Violet as I know how amazingly wonderful meeting your new baby is and that feeling when your life changes in an instant.…

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Pregnancy #2: The Second Trimester

Somehow I find myself at TWENTY-NINE weeks pregnant, yes, you read that right – 29! The baby is the size of a Cottontail Rabbit, weighs as much as an Aubergine and packs a punch and a kick like no other! Violet’s little sister is definitely a feisty one, I get the…

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A Gardening Challenge with wilko

This post is written in partnership with wilko One of my favourite spaces of our new house has got to be the garden. We have just been loving having so much extra space, sunshine and fresh air, right on our doorstep! The only slight snag is that I have no…

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Violet’s 15 month Update

I’ve just realised in all the craziness of moving, pregnancy and working that I’ve not written an update on Violet in MONTHS! In fact, I think maybe the last one was about her turning one and her birthday party! Looking back on that post now, she’s changed SO MUCH since her…

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Peppa Pig World – Grand Preview event for the opening of two new rides 2018!

This week we were invited to a VERY SPECIAL preview event at none other than Peppa Pig World! I’m not sure who was more excited – me or Violet! So once our ‘Royal Invitation’ arrived via the post to the Grand Preview event of a newer, bigger Peppa Pig world with TWO…

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