• 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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  • 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 at this year’s Q Festival on Gateshead’s Quayside.

    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 at this year's Q Festival on Gateshead's Quayside.

    NE1 Newcastle Motor Show 2017: The best birthday present for Baba and baby

    We took a family day out at the NE1 motor show to celebrate two very special birthdays. 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 until H’s 40th and…

    We took a family day out at the NE1 motor show to celebrate two very special birthdays.

    Eating out with baby at The Imperial, Low Fell, 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 around the table recently at The Imperial Restaurant, in Low Fell, Gateshead, it was brilliant and resulted in us sharing stories…

    Why my love of poetry and Persia goes hand in hand

    I’ve always been a big fan of creative writing and poetry and that’s why I was delighted to receive a gift from Bloodaxe Books in the post this week which ties my past and present together nicely. Poetry books were what I loved most growing up…

    Terms of endearment living in a multicultural world

    Children all over the world are learning more than one language and we’ve used two languages with little C from the start.

    Children all over the world are learning more than one language and we’ve used two languages with little C from the start.

    Kidult or elderly primigravida?

    Today we’re featuring a guest blog post by Jo Ellis who like many adults is utterly confused about her identity. She is part urbanist and town planner, part compulsive singer, and part elderly primigravida – a mummy-to-be at the age of 41.

    Today we’re featuring a guest blog post by Jo Ellis who like many adults is utterly confused about her identity. She is part urbanist and town planner, part compulsive singer, and part elderly primigravida – a mummy-to-be at the age of 41.

    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…