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  • Life as a Family of Four – in Photos

    Life as a Family of Four – in Photos
  • Family Travel to Japan: My Questions Answered by the experts!

    Family Travel to Japan: My Questions Answered by the experts!
  • Bringing Pearl home with Britax Römer – plus win a DUALFIX i-SIZE …

    Bringing Pearl home with Britax Römer – plus win a DUALFIX i-SIZE car seat!
  • Weaning: Why our children are vegetarians #NoJunkJourney

    Weaning: Why our children are vegetarians #NoJunkJourney

Life as a Family of Four – in Photos

The newborn days are like no other. Swept into a vortex of all-consuming love for your new baby with a side serving of sheer exhaustion, worry and difficulties you never expected. Those early days can be so beautiful but so incredibly hard too. The newborn days really do take you…

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Family Travel to Japan: My Questions Answered by the experts!

Post written in paid partnership with InsideJapan If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know Japan is my absolute dream holiday destination and I’m often dreaming of our ultimate trip of a lifetime, which we will do one day! Although with Pearl’s arrival, family travel seems even…

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Bringing Pearl home with Britax Römer – plus win a DUALFIX i-SIZE car seat!

When it comes to choosing your babies car seat, safety is always the most important factor. Even as a second time Mum, the moment we were discharged from hospital with Pearl felt like the most daunting challenge in the world to keep such a tiny human safe! Like most parents,…

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Weaning: Why our children are vegetarians #NoJunkJourney

Post written in paid partnership with Organix I’ve shared a huge amount of our weaning journey with Violet on the blog, but I’ve not ever talked about our decision to raise our children as vegetarians, so I thought I’d chat about this today. This isn’t just about not eating meat…

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Two Under Two Diaries: Our First Month Together

After a whirlwind few weeks, Pearl turns one month old today. Can you believe it? I feel like I always say that about my children’s milestones, but honestly I can’t believe how quickly the time has gone this time! Does it speed up every time you have a baby? It’s…

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Pearl’s Positive Birth Story

I can’t quite believe I’m writing this, but I am going to tell you my positive birth story. Yes, I actually experienced this elusive ‘positive birth’ that I’d heard everyone talking about but I’ll admit that in heart-of-hearts I never thought I’d ever be able to achieve. I might have even…

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When Robbie met Pearl

Every girl needs a furry best friend, right?! Well, Robbie is in luck as he just got a brand new playmate to play with and he couldn’t be a prouder big brother! If you’ve been reading my blog a while, I’m sure you’ll have seen me talking about Robbie, but…

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Introducing Pearl

Introducing our newest member of the family, Pearl Vivienne. Pearl arrived into our lives quickly on Saturday 4th August. It was the day of Brighton Pride and thankfully, being 39 weeks pregnant we didn’t go into town for the festivities, but to our local village fair instead, where my contractions began.…

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Second Time Mum: What’s in the babies hospital bag?

When I had Violet, I literally had NO IDEA what we would realistically need in our hospital bags. I just followed a couple of online guides and hoped for the best. It turned out we were in hospital quite a lot longer than I packed for so V had to…

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Review: Mutsy Nexo Stroller

Now Violet is a little bit older at nearly EIGHTEEN MONTHS (😱) it’s been amazing to finally upgrade our travel system to a lightweight stroller. No more loading multiple parts of a heavy pram into the boot of the car, this is one of the lightest, easiest strollers I’ve ever…

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