it only happens in the movies by holly bourne
Books, feminism, Film, Jenson, Lifestyle

Stationery Matters, We Should All Be Feminists and mulled wine #LittleLoves

Welcome to another week of #LittleLoves, where I share what I've been loving over the past week. I've whizzed through the latest Holly Bourne, been moved by a TED Talk and listened to an old favourite. Check out the highlights. Read: It Only Happens in the Movies and Stationery Matters. I freaking love Holly Bourne… Continue reading Stationery Matters, We Should All Be Feminists and mulled wine #LittleLoves

finger painting
Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Gilmore Girls, finger painting and addictive reads #LittleLoves

This week has been pretty eventful, for Jenson at least. After skipping a nursery session due to a cold he then went on to sail through the next - with minimal tears and he actually played! His next session will be upped to two hours and it'll include snack time, so let's hope he keeps… Continue reading Gilmore Girls, finger painting and addictive reads #LittleLoves

jenson 28 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 28 months old

Man, it has been a big month! Yep, we're a few weeks into nursery now. I had hoped that Jenson may have been settled in by now, working his way towards two four-hour sessions a week, but we soon realised that this transition is going to take some time. We have a routine which seems… Continue reading Jenson: 28 months old

autumn halloween books from nosy crow
Books, Parenthood

New autumn/Halloween releases from Nosy Crow

If you're the kind of parent who likes to update their child's bookshelves in keeping with the seasons (and, let's face it, who isn't?!), you'll love these new releases from Nosy Crow, particularly if you have pre-school and tween girls. Up first we have Cat Learns to Listen at Moonlight School*, written by Simon Puttock… Continue reading New autumn/Halloween releases from Nosy Crow

lansinoh manual breast pump
Parenthood

Feed With Confidence with Lansinoh [giveaway]

A couple of weeks ago I was approached by a PR about a post on breastfeeding with confidence and I was completely upfront: I didn't/couldn't breastfeed and so didn't  feel comfortable writing about something I hadn't experienced. But the campaign isn't necessarily about breastfeeding. The campaign is called 'feed' with confidence and they were happy… Continue reading Feed With Confidence with Lansinoh [giveaway]

jenson 27 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 27 months old

I can't believe Jenson is two and a quarter! A quarter of a year has passed since his last birthday - in that time again I'll be 30! Man, time flies when you're getting old. We've really excelled at parenting fun this month, with lots of days out that go beyond hanging out in the… Continue reading Jenson: 27 months old

a sunny afternoon in Mousehole, Cornwall
Cornwall, Jenson

A sunny afternoon in Mousehole

After all my moaning last Friday about not doing fun things with Jenson, I soon remembered that there's plenty of fun to be had for no money - when the weather is good. I spent the Bank Holiday weekend ticking 'playing on the beach' and 'picnic in the park' off my summer bucket list and… Continue reading A sunny afternoon in Mousehole

jenson at paradise park
Cornwall, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Friday Favourites #40

I have a lot of mum guilt and often worry that I'm not doing enough fun stuff with Jenson. The kid is easy to please and loves an hour at the park but sometimes I wish we had a car or more money for bigger adventures. Fortunately we had a couple of awesome days last… Continue reading Friday Favourites #40

a tu clothing wish list
Lifestyle, Parenthood

A Tu Clothing wish list – 25% off!

You know you're a grown up when you get excited about 25% off clothing weeks at Sainsburys! It's especially well timed for the back to school shop. You'd think we don't have to worry about that for a couple of years but because Jenson is starting nursery in a few weeks I want to make… Continue reading A Tu Clothing wish list – 25% off!

jenson 26 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 26 months old

When people ask me how old Jenson is now I keep saying that he's just turned two, when in fact that was two months ago. Seriously, where is the time going?! Following last month's update we've been for his hearing test and had the follow-up with the Health Visitor. He slept all the way through… Continue reading Jenson: 26 months old