HAPPY HALLOWEEN: FROM OUR #GUCCIGANG

We had a great response to our Halloween costumes this year 😱 perhaps not spooky enough though! We we are channelling our inner #guccigang inspired by @chiaraferragni and her little Leo. However I think the best bit is getting to twin with my little mini me, Ava. If you fancy emulating this look this Halloween, I’ve included the links…

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5 TIPS FOR DRESSING YOUR TODDLER IN AUTUMN/WINTER

The cooler months are here, which means we are all transitioning to our autumn and winter wardrobes and that includes our little ones. With my one year old, Ava, I have found that it is easier to get her wardrobe ready if I follow a couple of simple steps. A good start is investing in…

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Q&A with Tamara Ecclestone on motherhood and her baby care range Fifi & Friends

I was delighted to have the opportunity to chat with the ultimate lux mumma and accomplished businesswoman, Tamara Ecclestone about her new organic baby care range, Fifi & Friends and to also discuss women in business, entrepreneurship, juggling motherhood and work and the importance of running an organisation with a clear eco-conscious focus. For those…

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CYBEX EEZY S TWIST: THE NEW CITY STROLLER WITH A TWIST

The great thing about living in London is the  abundance of events and sights to take in, from spending the day at the Natural History Museum to wandering around London Borough Markets. However, as with most busy and bustling cities, they are also filled with narrow streets, congested roads and busy transport routes and not a…

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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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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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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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GIVING BIRTH AT THE LINDO WING: MY STORY

When we discovered we were pregnant my husband and I quickly decided on private obstetric healthcare and engaged the expertise of an obstetric consultant, this was primarily due to the fact we were after continuity of care with access to private facilities and no wait time for appointments, check ups or rooms. Our consultant who is based…

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GIVING BIRTH: THE HOSPITAL BAG CHECKLIST

I spent as much time as I could circumventing my duties when it came to packing my hospital bag as I was a little unsure of where to start. As this is our first baby, I had the overarching belief I would fail to pack something extremely important and then receive a look of disdain…

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