I wanted to write this to hopefully give others some inspiration on what to buy a new mum and baby. Whether it's a first child or fourth, a gift is always welcome. I'm going from my own experience of gifts I enjoyed or would've liked. 1. Something for her! She hasn't been able to drink … Continue reading Gifts to buy a new Mum
I have reached the age of 30 and I have never been to the Circus until now! So when we were offered the opportunity to go, I jumped at the chance! On Easter Monday we visited Zippos Circus in Blackheath. I went with a complete open mind unsure what to expect, I mean I secretly … Continue reading Our trip to the Circus
I've just finished reading this wonderful issue especially for mums! It's a mini mummy magazine and is completely uplifting and full of positivity! As a mummy who has suffered from PND, anxiety and depression in the past, I found it extremely intriguing to read positive quotes and stories from other mums including business mums. Great … Continue reading Review- Positive Wellbeing Zine for mums, issue 2, By Isabella & Us
As a mummy of 3 (including the dog) I was delighted to read this new story book from Zara Dogdog We've not yet done the 'school run' ourselves but when September comes and we can hopefully walk to school, I plan to take our crazy Spaniel with us so this book seemed quite appropriate. The … Continue reading Zara DogDog on the school run Review
I now have a 4 year old and an 18 month old and it has come to my attention there are many things I did with my first that I haven't done with my second. Obviously we all parent differently. Don't get me wrong, I don't feel that guilty as both girls are very different … Continue reading The things you do with your first child that you don’t bother with your second…
I take no pride in saying that at the moment my daughter is a Brat! First came the 'terrible twos' then there was the 'threenager' but now we have hit four I believe it's 'can't take no more!' We do not spoil her, we simply can't afford to. She doesn't always get what she wants … Continue reading BRAT- Behaviour Rage And Tantrums
I've always felt quite strongly that I wouldn't be a 'pushy parent' and my children can try anything they like. Just because I love Theatre, doesn't mean my children will and I won't force it upon them if they would prefer to play or watch football. If it makes them happy I think it's a … Continue reading Be Yourself, Everyone else is taken!
We read a brand new book tonight called “Finding their way home” by Nicky Copeland, a true story of Cleo & Baloo the cats! Cleo & Baloo we're both rescue cats that were adopted by Nicky in Essex. We have always read a story to Alana every evening as part of her bedtime routine. Alana … Continue reading Review- Finding Their Way Home
With the long hot summer ahead of us I thought it would be good to share some cheap ideas to do with the kids. My children are aged 3 and 1 so it's slightly easier at the moment to do fun things without spending a fortune. 1. Polhill Garden Centre Sevenoaks We spent some time … Continue reading Cheap things to do with the kids in Kent
A mum has hit the headlines this morning for Breast Feeding her 5 year old daughter still. My opinion on this (whilst it really doesn't matter) is well done to her! There is absolutely no shame in it. I couldn't breast feed either of mine. Alana was Breast fed for 3 weeks with lots of … Continue reading ‘Breast is best’ if it suits you!