THE SUMMER EDIT

Summer is well and truly here, so I thought I would share some of Ava’s favourite things which certainly help our little one keep cool and comfortable in this unusually hot London heatwave! I have linked everything below.   1. Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic Baby Bottles In summer it is important for babies and toddlers…

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NURSERY UPDATE: A FEW OF OUR FAVOURITE PIECES

As time has absolutely flown by and Ava is now one, we are in the process of updating her nursery and I am hoping to create a light and bright space in neutral whites and greys for her to relax and play in. So I thought I would share a few pieces we really love…

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PURPLE DRAGON: THE MINI MEMBERS CLUB WITH A DIFFERENCE

Last weekend our family had the pleasure of visiting a private members club for children known as Purple Dragon located in Chelsea. Purple Dragon is unique, as spaces are designed with both parents and children in mind. Think sleek, modern subdued areas for parents to relax in while also co-existing with bright, creative spaces for children to…

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NAVIGATING LONDON’S INDEPENDENT SCHOOL ADMISSION PROCESS: THE EARLY YEARS

As you might already know, my husband and I are originally from Australia, and as expats in London, we were a little unprepared for the complexities and competitiveness synonymous with the independent school system in London. One morning at my weekly mother’s group, I was asked which schools I had applied for so far. I had…

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THE COTSWOLDS: A FAMILY COUNTRY ESCAPE

Living in the city of London is fantastic, however it is easy to miss the tranquility and green open spaces synonymous with the country. With this in mind, we decided to pack our bags and head to the greener pastures of the Cotswolds for a long weekend. The Cotswolds is the second largest protected landscape…

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BABY WEARING REVIEW: CARRIERS AND SLINGS

Our seven month old Ava Grace, loves being carried around like a little koala bear and during these last months I have tried and tested a few baby carriers and slings. So I thought it might be useful sharing my review and experiences with four carriers and slings, in particular, one modern carrier, one ring…

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5 FAMILY FRIENDLY PLACES TO VISIT IN LONDON THIS CHRISTMAS

On most outings with baby Ava, I usually also have her carrier, pram, car seat, and baby bag in tow, and I realised that exploring London with a baby can sometimes be a little tricky as not all places are family friendly, particularly with the limited space in the capital, the narrow aisles, absence of…

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GUEST POST: DAVID FROM ‘LIFE WITH BENJAMIN’ ON SURVIVING THE MOM’S PLAYGROUP AS A DAD

As part of a new guest post series, with an aim to share and be inspired by amazing parents all around the globe, I chatted to David, a stay at home Dad from Canada who authors the witty and hilarious blog, Life with Benjamin. In between Dad duties to his adorable son Benjamin, he took the time…

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MONTHLY BRAND EDIT: SARGOSSA

Since becoming a mum, everything I wear has a certain level of comfort as I am constantly on the go with a new baby. Now that my feet have somehow managed to return back to their pre-pregnancy size, I am always on the look out for comfortable stilettos. This essentially means, heels which I can…

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CELEBRATING BABY MILESTONES IN THE FIRST YEAR

During the first year, there are many brilliant and creative ways to capture and celebrate your baby turning one month older and Instagram is awash with inspiration! So when our baby girl’s first month milestone came around, I decided to celebrate with a floral arrangement in the number representing her month. This floral arrangement has…

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