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    The hardest thing about being a mum after losing my own was that she was …
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    Recently I was told that I lack confidence and that piece of advice, however well-intentioned …
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    Chai Gol Gavzaban for relaxation and stress relief

    I’m a big fan of Persian Chai Gol Gavzaban, which translates to borage tea. It’s great for helping relieve menstrual cramps and drinking it always…

    The agony and ecstasy of becoming a new mum over 40

    The hardest thing about being a mum after losing my own was that she was always the first person I’d call – good or bad.…

    How to be confident in who you are and what you do

    Recently I was told that I lack confidence and that piece of advice, however well-intentioned it was really hurt – because my blog has taught…

    Want your toddler to eat (almost) everything?

    As those of you with fellow little humans will appreciate, it’s often easier to order a baby-friendly takeaway pizza for dinner than tackle tantrums in…

    Baby steps to STEM learning

    It’s little C’s day job, being two-and-three-quarters, to test limits and push boundaries as hard as he can to see if they buckle or come…

    How to survive eating out with a small child, aged two-and-three-quarters

    H and I used to dine out in style. It was quiet, relaxed, calm and romantic. Now we usually dine “off-peak” with our little partner…