SNOO Smart Sleeper: Your New Night Nurse

As a second time mum, I was aware of the impending sleepless nights, holding my newborn rocking them back to sleep all hours of the night. I was seriously considering hiring a night nurse to help in those first couple of months or engage the services of a sleep expert to help set a routine,…

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8 Tips to Keep your Kids Cool this Summer

Moving from Sydney to London you would think I would be used to the heat , however I quickly discovered the absence of air con and no sea breeze, meant I was melting quicker than an ice cream in a furnace during the summer months.   While adults can usually manage the heat, I realised…

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How to Help Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks

Pregnancy stretch marks or striae gravidarum if you want to get technical, form during pregnancy and are beautiful. They are a mother’s tiger stripes, badge of honour, showcasing just what our amazing bodies can do. They are also very common, the NHS notes that 8 out of 10 women develop stretch marks throughout the course…

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Nuna Leaf Grow VS Baby Björn Bouncer Bliss

Baby bouncers – the best way to keep your baby soothed and relaxed and possibly the most sought out ‘baby must have’ after your stroller. After using two different brands, the Nuna Leaf Grow and Baby Björn Bouncer Bliss and realising while there were similarities, there were also plenty of differences too – I thought…

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Elvie Electric Breast Pump: The Game Changer

I have been using the Elvie Double Electric Breast Pump for a month now and wanted to share with you my thoughts. Prior to the Elvie breast pump, I was previously using the Medela Swing Flex Maxi Electric Breast Pump and will be using this model as a comparison point to the Elvie. The main…

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5 TIPS FOR THROWING A KIDS LOCKDOWN BIRTHDAY PARTY AT HOME

If you need a little additional inspiration this year when it comes to throwing a lockdown birthday party for your younger children, I thought I would share some tips I learnt from my three old’s recent birthday which might prove useful! While birthday parties may not be the same this year and the absence of…

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CREATING A TODDLER WONDERLAND IN THE GARDEN THIS SUMMER IN 5 STEPS

With the warmer months fast approaching I’ve created a quick to set up toddler wonderland in our garden which I thought I would share with you. From sporting activities to reflective reading corners, I’ve attempted to cover all bases! This is also a great way for toddlers to release some energy and soak up a…

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ESTABLISHING A TODDLER SLEEP ROUTINE: HOW TO MAKE BEDTIME EASIER

Establishing a daily toddler sleep routine has certainly taken us a while, and our sleep journey involved plenty of tears and protests. However, after sticking to the same actions, and time frames, and having a whole lot of patience, we now have a fairly consistent sleep routine in place. Following this routine has resulted in…

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Cybex Sirona Z i-Size: The Ferrari of Car Seats

Our daughter had outgrown her old car seat, and I was on the lookout for one which would meet our needs, with comfort at the forefront for our toddler, and additional safety features whilst also being stylish. Initially, my results only yielded uninspiring, usually black car seats, which looked boxy and rather dated. After nearly…

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10 THINGS TO DO IN NEW YORK CITY WITH KIDS

We recently visited NYC with our very active toddler and we had a great time exploring the many sights and sounds in this unforgettable city. We were pleasantly surprised with the great range of activities on offer for families. So with this in mind, I thought it would only be fitting to share a list…

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