Glastonbury Festival 2017

Last weekend Anthony and I were lucky enough to have tickets for Glastonbury Festival.  It was my seventh time there and Anthony’s thirteenth trip to Worthy Farm so I guess you could say we are seasoned Glasto goers.  We gave serious thought to taking Willow with us but for this year, much as we love […]

7 things to think about when returning to work

So it’s finally here! You’re returning to work after the glorious, heady days of maternity leave.  OK they were sick covered and sleep deprived but let’s be positive!  You may be feeling nervous, emotional and  perhaps even a little excited  by the lure of a hot brew, adult conversation and being surrounded by people who can […]

Shared Parental Leave

Are you and your partner wondering whether to go for Shared Parental Leave? We did and it worked out pretty well. After nine months maternity leave I schlepped back to the office and Anthony (or Daddy Day Care as he was known back then) took over for five weeks.  I was ready to go back […]

Bloody Brilliant Bloggers!

The Bloody Brilliant Blogger Tag – Run by Becky and Kimberly the tag is all about showing recognition to the amazing blogs the internet has to offer. Giving their owners a virtual slap on the back and celebrating some flippin’ fantastic posts.  So I’ve been nominated in the Bloody Brilliant Bloggers Tag!  What a lovely […]

Why I’m proud to be a working mum

Not so long ago a blogger I have followed for a while posted on Instagram about the criticism she had received online for being a working mum. I was infuriated by this!  Fellow parents were questioning her commitment to her children and accusing her of not spending enough time with them. This is so not […]

Little Ravers

I’ve been really keen to take Willow to a baby rave ever since I first heard about them a. because our little raver loves to dance and b. because it would give Anthony and I a chance to relive our mis-spent youth and get our rave on (we never go out anymore so have to […]

Going self-hosted

I decided to go self-hosted for a number of reasons. I started blogging using the free WordPress package which was fab to begin with but as I learned more about blogging I realised I wanted more freedom to add plug ins (such as links to my social media accounts) and have more control over my […]