Those precious moments

It’s late at night and three out of four children have been sleeping for a while. Packed lunches are done. Clothes are out for tomorrow. Dinner is prepped. The washing is done. Emails have been answered. Paperwork done. After racing around none stop, I happen to glance down to the fourth little person, who is […]

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Donating Breast Milk

Did you know you can donate your breast milk? I first became aware of this eight years ago after my daughter was born. She initially required tube feeding and although I ultimately breastfed her, I was told that I was initially not expressing enough and that she would need something else to begin with. I […]

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Mother’s Day Moments

Mother’s Day – what does it mean to you? What sorts of things do you like to receive from your children? I love a good homemade card, something they are proud of and have put their time and energy into making, but by far the best Mother’s Day gift I have had since the older […]

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Avoiding the after school low

The big kids (6 and  8) as we call them are busy, busy, busy during the week. They both work hard at school and try their very best. They also take part in a range of after school activities. When they first started school they would be very bad tempered at the end of the school […]

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Choosing ‘mummy’ swimwear

In all honesty choosing swimwear is not something I have been at all excited about since having children. Somehow swimwear and having babies just don’t gel for me. Hopefully that won’t always be the case and maybe one day I will look half decent in a swimming costume or tankini- a skimpy bikini might be […]

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Preserving memories: Part one

How do you preserve your memories? I tell my children I photograph them constantly because I don’t want to miss anything and It is an important part of preserving my memories. I try to keep all their special certificates, record milestones and so on and I try to remember to back my photos up in […]

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Super quick skincare for busy mums

As a busy mummy I often find the idea of embarking on a full-on lengthy skincare routine all too much at the end of a busy day. I love quick fixes and have recently come across a bit of a skincare saviour that effectively cleans skin whilst only taking a matter of moments! Brilliant! Bee […]

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