Reviewing ‘Jungle Jam’ as part of our bath, book, bed routine

With little C’s teething combined with the aftermath of his MMR vaccine, we haven’t had a lot of sleep in our household for weeks now. And while I’d initially planned a two-week break from work to cover off C’s birthday and boosters in one go, what…

Cyrus and Miffy’s excellent adventure

In the final months before I returned to work, I scouted website after website searching for key marketing trends, researched what other mummy bloggers had to say and answered many a shout-out on Twitter to review baby/mummy-related products. What an eye opener! While I received scores…

How to find the perfect soother for your baby

This blog post comes from H, my husband. Engineer by day and The Baba Mohandes or Daddy Engineer by night and at weekends. He loves nothing better than reviewing baby tech and baby safety gadgets. When I was little, I’d always be taking gadgets apart because…

Teething remedies that really work

It started with drool, then came chewing, crankiness, loose stools and finally a lot of sleepless nights. There’s no doubt that teething has been hard on nine-month-old baby Cyrus as well as his maman and baba. As a result, H and I have scoured the globe…

How a nursery is Hatching Dragons in London

With childcare provision currently in the spotlight here in the UK, Cennydd John, founder of the UK’s first bilingual Mandarin-English nursery, talks to Saffron and Cyrus about why he thinks there is a need for a more multicultural approach.

With childcare provision currently in the spotlight here in the UK, Cennydd John, founder of the UK’s first bilingual Mandarin-English nursery, talks to Saffron and Cyrus about why he thinks there is a need for a more multicultural approach.

Marbles and memories on a trip to Wallington Hall

Find out how H and I found common ground on a family day out at Wallington Hall in Northumberland.

Find out how H and I found common ground on a family day out at Wallington Hall in Northumberland.

Nominate your local nursery, playgroup or preschool to win great prizes

I bumped into an old friend recently when I began talking to her about my return to work. When I mentioned that I was going back full-time, she turned and looked at me as if I was mad before telling me “you’re brave!” I took a…