We love swimming, and all the kids have been in the water from a young age. We don’t tend to use a lot of water aids, but they do all love dive sticks and water toys. Especially those ones that you can fill with water and squirt each other with… View Post

When I was pregnant with Eliza, I worried a lot about a recurrence of postnatal depression. I really wanted to do everything I could to avoid it this time round, and after a lot of research I came across placental encapsulation.  In short, this uses the placenta as a form… View Post

With essays, assignments and classes, it is challenging enough for a student to remember to get enough sleep, let alone eat properly. Resorting to microwave meals and cheese toasties can only maintain its flair for so long; learning to cook at least something is necessary to survive the next few… View Post

Max has suffered with eczema since he was tiny. Over the last 3 years we have tried so many different creams, lotions and diet changes to control it, without much success, until we cut dairy from his diet. This had a dramatic effect on his skin, and he has been… View Post

Maternity leave can fly by and if you are determined to return to work once it is over there are a few things to consider before setting the alarm for those early mornings again – although you’re more than likely used to those already! If you are ready to return… View Post

It’s felt pretty wintry lately – which for many of us means a wardrobe overhaul. I really struggle to find items which are warm, cosy and comfortable but still fashionable. When I do find an item that works, it is definitely one I hang on to and bring out year after… View Post

Your wedding dress is likely to be the most expensive outfit you will ever buy, so it makes sense to take your time to find the right one. Many brides-to-be rush out the bridal store expecting to find the perfect dress in five minutes. This is unlikely to happen. If… View Post

Cosatto are well known for their eye catching designs and practical baby gear. The new Cosatto WOW combines the two, but also has the option to go a little more understated if the really bright prints aren’t your thing. We chose the Posy design – a deep purple colour with matching… View Post