• Mum life July 26, 2020
    When I said one of my new year’s resolutions was to write a book, …
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  • Family Days Out July 9, 2020
    Dominic Cummings ‘Barnard Castle’ jokes aside, Chillingham Castle is a sight for sore eyes for …
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  • Mum life December 15, 2019
    As new parents, we don’t get out much so making date day count is …
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  • Mum life July 24, 2019
    Handbag essentials tend to change when you have a toddler in tow.
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  • How dolls are helping make the world a smaller place

    I’ve mentioned before about One Dear World’s campaign to promote multiculturalism and diversity. I’ve since watched the video (above) and it made me cry with happiness. Thank you One Dear World! Facebook: www.facebook.com/onedearworld / Twitter & Instagram: @onedearworld / Website: www.onedearworld.com

    How a meeting of Mumpreneurs was sheer Beautopia

    I often wonder if I could go back in time and talk to the person I was when I started my career, what I’d say? These days I’d probably refer that person to Twitter and tell them to use the hashtag #Wednesdaywisdom to find out more! Joking aside,…

    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…

    Our big day with a Persian wedding theme

    Lumley Castle in County Durham is a fairytale wedding venue. With Cyrus non-stop into everything, he is certainly ruling our house at the moment. He delights in opening drawers and throwing CDs all over the floor and trying to stuff them into the DVD player. While…

    Blending Persian culture and values

    As you know if you’re up to speed with this blog, my husband comes from Persia and I am English. I was born and raised in the North East of England, while my husband, H, grew up in Tehran. As a result, we have grandparents, brothers,…

    New mum over 40 stops at Patisserie Valerie

    With only a month to go until I’m back at work as a new mum over 40, I am really hoping that my little night-owl’s sleep pattern starts to rapidly improve. So what’s a pro-coffee mum with an eight-month-old baby (up several times a night) supposed…

    How to make the most of Seezdah Beedar

    With natural woodland, flowers and areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty all on our doorstep, it’s great to live in the North East of England when it comes to celebrating Seezdah Beedar. Here’s how we make the most of this Persian tradition – 4,000 miles away from…