• 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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  • Mum life May 7, 2019
    Mummy guilt, it really does come with the day job.
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  • Mum life March 31, 2019
    The hardest thing about being a mum over 40 after losing my own was that she …
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  • Where can I take the kids on a rainy day in Newcastle?

    There’s nothing like an unexpected downpour to ruin a family day out during Bank Holiday weekend. Luckily, there is still plenty to do in Newcastle when it rains.

    There's nothing like an unexpected downpour to ruin a family day out during Bank Holiday weekend. Luckily, there is still plenty to do in Newcastle when it rains.

    Chai Gol Gavzaban tea has fragrant flower power

    I’m a big fan of Persian Chai Gol Gavzaban (borage tea) because it’s flower power for relaxation.

    I’m a big fan of Persian Chai Gol Gavzaban (borage tea) because it's flower power for relaxation.

    The hardest thing about being a new mum over 40

    The hardest thing about being a mum over 40 after losing my own was that she was always the first person I’d call – good or bad.

    The hardest thing about being a mum over 40 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

    As the #MeToo movement continues to push the cultural dialogue forward around sexual harassment and gender equality, women are more confident and empowered than ever. We are living through a long-needed reckoning that could help change our society for the better. However research shows girls experience…

    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 toddler tantrums in a public place eating out. It’s a very different picture on home turf in Iran where mamans and babas (mums…

    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 a public place eating out.

    Baby steps to STEM learning with domino robot factory

    STEM learning has started with some baby steps in our household.

    STEM learning has started with some baby steps in our household.

    Eating out with a small child and how to survive

    H and I used to dine out in style. It was quiet, relaxed, calm and romantic. Now surviving eating out with our small child can be quite a chore.

    H and I used to dine out in style. It was quiet, relaxed, calm and romantic. Now surviving eating out with our small child can be quite a chore.