As a family, we are huge book lovers and I'm often asked for children's book recommendations so here is a short list of Erin and Rory's favourite bedtime books. All of them are suitable for preschool age and absolutely adored by my two but do let me know if you think there is a book … Continue reading Top Books for Preschoolers
Be social on social media - It sounds obvious but the only real way to grow your social media following is to chat, engage, offer support and collaborate. By commenting on other people's photos or responding to their questions, people will often come and have a nose at your profile and follow you if they like what … Continue reading Getting Forward in Business
So, if you've been following our renovation story over at That Little Home, you'll know that we recently stayed away for a few days while the kitchen ceiling was knocked down and pipework moved. It was all booked in pretty last minute but luckily I stumbled across Palmeira Court, a holiday rental property in Westcliff, Essex on … Continue reading Oh we do like to be beside the seaside…
Erin has always loved her dummy and to be quite honest, I’m all about the easy life, so while it comforted her, I was happy to let her have it. So much so, that I was actually gutted when Rory refused a dummy. I was so used to giving it to Erin when she’d fallen … Continue reading Long Live the Dummy Fairy
Following on from my recent workshop at the Mother Hen Club retreat (which was absolutely beaut by the way), I thought I'd share these five simple top tips for improving happiness in the day-to-day life of a stay/work at home mum, which can be monotonous and tougher than you ever thought it could be! 1. MEDITATE - Find … Continue reading Top Tips for Happy Mums: Part One
This week, Cassandra from 'Tweedles Handmade' shares her thoughts on setting up a business... Over the years I have read so many articles from highly motivated women explaining how they dreamed of being their own boss, and building their own empire. They planned, prepared, saved, slogged, networked and created extraordinary businesses. But not all businesses … Continue reading With a Wing and a Prayer…
"Oh, you're brave!" That's the response most people give when I tell them we have just relocated, to a small town where we do not know a soul. But there is not a single part of me that was worried about moving away from where we had both grown up, where both of our families … Continue reading Ever wanted to relocate?
This week, Catherine, mum to 13 month old Daisy, shares her breastfeeding story and top tips... Don't forget to get in touch if you'd like to write a guest blog post - no experience necessary! If you had told me within the first six weeks of me having my daughter Daisy that I'd still be breastfeeding over a … Continue reading Breastfeeding: What I Wish I had Known