• Seven steps to becoming a blogger-in-chief

    When you haven’t got a big budget, there are times you just have to improvise. As a new mum over 40, I knew that becoming…

    My first ‘official’ blogger engagement at Have To Love boutique

    Having only been a blogger for a short time combined with the fact that I’m a new mum over 40 who doesn’t drink, I don’t…

    Why networking over lunch with small businesses is my happiness booster

    What did you do on your lunch break today? Did you even take one? It’s not easy to take a break at times, but I’ve…

    Family day out at The Alnwick Garden in Northumberland

    With the last bank holiday of 2017 upon us, we put our thinking caps on to come up with somewhere beautiful to take little Cyrus.…

    Snippets to help keep baby calm during first haircut

    With little C being of Persian descent, he was blessed with an admirable thick head of … blonde curls. Now I have to admit that…

    Breastfeeding – a must-read for any new mum over 40!

    With Public Health England figures revealing the proportion of breastfed babies in Newcastle upon Tyne has fallen significantly in the last 12 months, I thought I’d wade…

    Why the bath, book, bed routine is so important

    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.…