Wooden book storage carts for toddlers

*collaborative post* My boys love books, they take after me in the fact that they are both little book worms. I adore how much they love reading and story time but it does mean our…

Autumn fashion for Mamas with J D Williams

*collaborative post* Brr, it’s starting to get cold out there now, isn’t it? I have well and truly declared the flip flops out of action and can often be found cursing myself these days for…

How to save money in the lead up to Christmas

*advertorial content* As it’s November, we can now start talking about Christmas with no judgement, right? Who’s freaking out? I am! This morning we just  paid hundreds of pounds worth of bills and they couldn’t…

The catch 22 of ‘me time’ when you are a parent

As I draft this post I am sitting in a bath with white fluffy bubbles up to my ears and a revitalising peel off mask painted over my face. I have a scented candle burning,…

Pumpkin picking in Swansea – Penyfodau Fawr Farm pick your own fields

Yay, it’s October! Well, the end of October to be precise. I love this time of year, crunchy leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, chunky knits and the sun sits low in the sky making everything just…

Everything I have learnt from a month off Instagram – has my mental health improved?

About a month ago I decided to stop using Instagram. There was a combination of different reasons why I decided the social media app was no longer for me, the biggest one was the impact…

How to avoid a mummy meltdown this Christmas

*sponsored content* Yup, I said it. The ‘c’ word has been uttered and it’s only October. You can’t blame me though for chatting about Christmas already, The X Factor is on TV, big tubs of…

Eating healthily as a one wage family – is it possible?

So, something pretty embarrassing happened the other day. I was in Aldi doing the big weekly food shop, the trolley was bursting at the seems with fruit, veg, meat, snacks: all the essentials. I loaded…

A moment in the dark – World Mental Health Day

Tonight I slipped back into the darkness. It was, in fact, more of a fall than a slip. I was like Alice tumbling down the rabbit hole into Wonderland: falling, falling, falling, wondering if I…

3 places to buy your child’s birthday present (that aren’t shops on the High Street)

*sponsored content* It’s Alex’s second birthday this month. Firstly, I’m freaking out about my baby turning two but I’m also in a bit of a stress about what to buy him for his birthday. Our…

What if it’s more than just mama fatigue?

I’m so tired. Exhausted. Run down. Totally and utterly cream crackered. The bags under my eyes are more like overpacked suitcases, no amount of concealer can hide them away. I feel like I have felt…

Preparing for your first family holiday abroad – the ultimate checklist for parents

*Sponsored content* Hey, who remembers the heat wave? Oh how I miss that big hot summer sun shining down every day, it’s only the end of September and I’m already wrapping up in woolly jumpers…

I write for you – a poem

People blog for loads of different reasons. You have the bloggers who do it for the money, the bloggers who want to raise awareness, the bloggers who just love to talk and the bloggers who…

Working from home – what’s it really like?

Kids before career? Kids after career? Kids or career? Kids and career? Jeez, making life plans is hard when you’re a woman! It’s 2018 and while we would love to believe that by this point…

Super stretchy 2 ingredient slime using Elmer’s Magical Liquid

Do you know what’s a really fun but also pretty gross craft activity to do with the kids? Making slime! For reasons unknown, slime seems to be the big thing at the minute, Leo got…