• Health & Wellbeing
  • 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.…

    Five reasons why we loved Q Festival’s baby rave

    Families who are looking for a festival where the kids don’t have to wear wellies or noise-cancelling headphones might find what they are looking for…

    Celebrating first and 40th milestones together at the NE1 Newcastle Motor Show 2017

    With milestone birthdays being so important in British culture, I wanted to ensure that my boys felt loved and appreciated. But with weeks to go…

    Review: The Imperial Restaurant, Gateshead

    A busy schedule as a new mum over 40 means it’s been harder than usual to have family meals out. Yet when we did get…

    Terms of endearment living in a multicultural world

    Since he was born 11-month-old Cyrus has been called everything from a little hazelnut to a rocket mouse by the in-laws overseas. Now although these…

    A spot of networking and a cheeky ‘child-free’ lunch at San Lorenzo

    As a new mum over 40 who has been back at work for two months, I now know I have what it takes to juggle…